About us

This is the page of the Zeiss Cassegrain 0.5 meter in diameter telescope of the Astronomical Institute of Romanian Academy. A SBIG STL11000M CCD camera it's used, fitted with a UBVRI filter system (Johnson photometric system).

Deep field image (stack of 118 images of 60s exposure) with stellar R magnitude limit of 20.


Presently working with the telescope:

Marcel Popescu (since 2014)

Adrian Sonka (since 2014)

Ioana Boian (oct 2016 - aug 2016)