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.

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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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NEA candidate observed by GLORIA telescope

[ Tue, 23 Sep 2014 15:51:21 +0000 ]

On the night between 18th – 19th September 2014, the GLORIA telescope D50 of the Ondrejov Observatory (Czech Republic), performed follow-up observations of a candidate Near Earth Asteroid (NEA) called EUMO208. It was discovered last week by the EURONEAR project … Continue reading →

Images of the aurora burst from Greenland and Iceland

[ Fri, 29 Aug 2014 09:23:03 +0000 ]

The expedition “AURORAS BOREALES 2014″ managed to capture on August 21st with its cameras a burst of aurora activity related to a solar CME phenomenon (Coronal Mass Ejection) occurred two days earlier (it takes time to reach the Earth). We … Continue reading →

Aurora Borealis 2014

[ Sun, 17 Aug 2014 12:35:14 +0000 ]

Like in 2012 and 2013, an expedition to observe the Aurora Borealis from the south of Greenland and Iceland will take place in the period 23-28 August. Named Shelios 2014, the expedition is promoted by the scientific-cultural association Shelios and … Continue reading →

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