• Gargash Summit at 3600m

    The summit will host INO 3.4m optical telescope, wide angle survey station and site monitoring facilities

    Gargash Summit at 3600m
  • Suitable Location

    The observatory is suitably located in between the modern astrophysical telescopes in the northern hemisphere

    Suitable Location
  • INO 3.4m Telescope

    The telescope will deliver high image quality taking advantage of active mirror support

    INO 3.4m Telescope
  • Excellent Astronomical Seeing

    Low atmosphere turbulence at Gargash makes it compete with world's best observatory sites

    Excellent Astronomical Seeing

Activities of Iranian National Observatory

INO 340

INO 340

The Optics The telescope is a Ritchey-Chrétien f/11 which provides unvignetted 20 arcmin filed of view at the main Cassegrain focus. In addition 3 bended […]

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INO DIMM

INO DIMM

The INO site monitoring station has become operational in Nov 2014. The station is located around 500m to the south east of the main Gargash […]

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Science with INO

Science with INO

A vast amount of scientific issues in observational astronomy and cosmology can be addressed using a medium class telescope such as INO 3.4m telescope. At the […]

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