TMF Cloudcroft Facility

With the secondary mirror due back from polishing soon, we have been testing the performance of the telescope. That gives us the opportunity to do ...
New update on one-meter secondary mirror. We have been working to calibrate the test setup with the N-position method, described earlier. We have ...
We have been testing guiding lately. (We had a long break while we worked on the test calibration for polishing of a new secondary, but that’s solv...
Had a night of very good seeing recently, and imaged this collection of (mostly) interacting galaxies. Added color to the existing monochrome data....
We get a chance to take images of stuff now and then with the one-meter. We are in the testing and deployment stage – installing and testing new h...
Our telescopes in Australia generated images today of Mars and comet Siding Spring as they were moving closer together. This is an image taken with...
We were imaging with the one meter while testing setup of the guider assembly recently. I had a chance between tests to take a few 3-minute images...
The observatory code for our telescopes at Siding Spring Observatory (in the iTelescope.Net roll-off) is Q62.
The blank for the new secondary has now been manufactured, and delivered to the polisher for evaluation. Once we are sure that the blank meets spe...
A new secondary for the one-meter is being made. We started that process about a year ago. We have continued imaging with the flawed secondary, bu...