18. January 2020

Skygems Veloce 200 Namibia

Southern Sky Gems Veloce , Nambia

Location: Hakos Farm, Namibia
South 23° 14′ :  East 16° 22′   Elevation: 1832m
SQM Values usually around 22

Please note that this observatory is still in its finetuning phase and thus not bookable online.

Equipment data

MountAstrosysteme Austria DDM60 Pro
OpticsVeloce 200 RH AT, Officina Stellare
FiltersBaader parfocal filter set (LRGB and 7nm narrowband Ha, OIII, SII)
Effective imaging dataFOV: 3.45° x 2.33°   
Resolution: 1.22″/pixel
Focal length: 600mm
Focal ratio: f/3
Control OptionsManual and Sequencer (Autopilot)

The Southern Sky Gems Observatory – is a fully remote controlled observatory, located under some of the best astroimaging skies on earth – close to the Gamsberg in Namibia. Operating under some of the best skies on earth, far from any light pollution and at an altitude of about 1800m, this is the perfect spot for your data gathering dream.