The robotic telescope FRAM is located at the Pierre Auger Observatory in Argentina (Malargüe) and it was built and it is operated by the Institute of Physics AS CR in Prague, Czech Republic. The telescope is a part of the GLORIA robotic telescope network.

FRAM Photogallery

FRAM On-line

Webcam is not showing telescope during night


Did we catch disintegration of comet Oukaimeden?

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Comet C/2013 V5 (Oukaimeden) was discovered 12. November 2013. One month later, we adde this comet as very interesting object to list of comets for observing program for GLORIA. Reason was a orbit, which shows that this is probably dynamically new comet from Oort cloud, and its activitiy level which suggest chance for nucleus

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New images of Orion and galaxy with supernova

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On the picture there can be seen part of the famous constellation Orion, which is observable in the winter sky (valid for Northern Hemisphere). It was summer in Argentina (southern hemisphere) at the time of imaging by the telescope FRAM.
On the picture above we can see a trio of bright stars, this is the Orion's Belt.
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Personal-Space – for the press

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If you could point a telescope anywhere in the sky, where would you look? The ‘Personal Space’ web application allows you to make a direct and personal connection to the universe by linking significant events in your own life with what was above you in the sky at that moment.

The GLORIA project aims to bring astronomy to
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A polar total Solar Eclipse

[ Mon, 16 Mar 2015 16:22:31 +0000 ]

After more than a year without Total Solar Eclipses (the last was on November 3, 2013), the one occurring on March 20, 2015 will see the shadow of the Moon touching Earth’s surface only in two arctic lands: Faroe and … Continue reading →

Comet C/2015 D1

[ Mon, 02 Mar 2015 13:11:23 +0000 ]

The NASA’s Solar and Heliospheric Observatory (SOHO) detected an unusual comet skimming past the sun between Feb 18-21, 2015. The Comet C/2015 D1 (SOHO) is interesting because it is not part of any known family of comets. Furthermore, the vast … Continue reading →

Thirteen telescopes, but that’s only to start

[ Tue, 11 Nov 2014 08:44:15 +0000 ]

GLORIA has succeeded in building up the first large scale network of free access robotic telescopes. It will allow any user to take images and actively participate to the their scientific exploitation. The project, which was initiated in October 2011, … Continue reading →

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