Remote Telescope Hosting Services from Deep Space Products will be providing remote telescope hosting services at Astronomer’s Paradise in southwestern New Mexico beginning November 2021.
Deep Space Products’ Edward Thomas explains, “Southern New Mexico has some of the greatest density of private observatories and observatory facilities anywhere in the US but almost all of the observatory facilities are fully booked. So now is the time to get yourself into remote telescope imaging under some of the best skies in the country with Deep Space Remote Telescope Hosting Services by Deep Space Products – DSRTHS.”
Located at 32°07’03.8″N, +108°55’28.9″W / 32.117709, -108.926537,930, the site offers:
– Bortle 1-2 skies
– 4,240′ elevation.
– Average 286 clear nights
– Average temperatures from 28° – 95°.
– Low precipitation, mostly brief rain during the monsoon season and rare snow.
– A guest house for people who wish to come and set up or do maintenance on their equipment.
– 24-7 onsite personnel for security and low to mid-level hands-on support.
– Full electric service included.
– Internet service included.
– Onsite weather monitoring systems.
– Automatic opening and closing roofs (roof open to west).
– Metal pier prepared for your pier adapter.
– 16′ x 16′ roll off roof room sections.
In addition, complete system setup, first light, training, and system maintenance services can be obtained through Deep Space Products.
Thomas notes, “The observatories available through Deep Space Telescopes’ Remote Telescope Hosting Services can contain up to four piers depending on the size of the systems. There are 17 observatories in various states of completion with five already occupied and two being completed (roof automation systems installed) that will be ready in November. Others will come on line as soon as possible after that and completion can be accelerated when needed. Observatory customizations are also possible. Customers can contract for single piers, multiple piers, or complete buildings. Standard terms are for 12, 24, or 60 months (others can be negotiated) with rates starting at $600/mo. Availability beginning in November 2021.”
The current Clear Sky Chart for the facility can be seen here: Astronomer’s Paradise Clear Sky Chart
You can learn more here.
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