Observatory for Schools

Schools and school-related groups anywhere in the world can remotely access a purpose-built observatory and control a wide range of telescopes and imaging equipment via a fully-interactive user interface. There is no charge for this.

To access the Observatory for Schools, please email:


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Free Astronomy Software:

(Includes telescope control functionality)

Google Android Linux Apple macOS Microsoft Windows
KStars Lite* Cartes du Ciel Cartes du Ciel ASCOM
HNSky INDI Library C2A
INDI Library KStars Cartes du Ciel
KStars Stellarium EQMOD
Stellarium HNSky
WinStars 3 KStars
XEphem Stellarium
WinStars 2

* Permissions must be enabled.

† Software and utilities required for instrument control.