- Door open again (2016-10-16)
- rts2af@Bootes-2 Málaga (2013-07-03)
- Polar alignment measurement with rts2pa (2012-09-28)
- Downs, ups, rts2af, rts2pa (polar alignment) (2012-08-05)
- Obs. Vermes operational (2012-07-07)
- strongSwan@obsvermes.org (2012-04-15)
- Obs Vermes down (2012-03-24)
- Obs. Vermes up (2012-03-17)
- Obs. Vermes down (2012-02-08)
- Extended temperature model to -16.2C (2012-02-04)
- Obs. Vermes exiled seeing northern lights (2012-01-29)
- Storm front Joachim (2011-12-17)
- Obs. Vermes up again (2011-11-26)
- Obs. Vermes down (2011-11-11)
- Obs. Vermes resumed operation (2011-10-01)
- Obs. Vermes down (2011-07-31) Update: 2011-09-28
- Mean of the fitted functions (2011-07-23)
- More experience (2011-07-10)
- The hot end (2011-06-29)
- Temperature compensation for FLI focuser (2011-06-18)
- Temperature model for AP Astrofire F/7 (2011-06-03)
The astronomic observatory is located in Vermes (Kanton Jura, Switzerland). It was founded by Arthur and Aranka von Känel in 2000. Arthur and Markus Wildi studied in depth the effects of the atmospheric refraction on a celestial photograph and how to compensate them.
Arthur von Känel died in spring 2004 and gave Markus Wildi the permission and the instruction to use the observatory. In summer 2004 Lukas Zimmermann joined the project and soon the idea of a robotic or at least remotely controlled telescope was born.
This Wiki shall document our efforts and progress to fully automate and remote control this observatory.
About February 2010 we entered the monitored "autonomous" operation of the observatory. If the weather condition is stable the telescope takes images all night.
The current status is displayed at the observatory web server.
Remote control of Observatory Vermes
- meteoblue.com forecast for a nearby village
- RTS2 compilation
- RTS2 usage
- News of the years 2008, 2009
Links to similar projects
See our link list for more inspiration.
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