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The Pik Terskol Observatory

in the northern Caucasus, Kabardino-Balkaria, Russia.
Operated by the International Center for Astronomical, Medical, and Ecological Studies, Kiev, Ucraine.

The Pik Terskol and the Terskol glacier

The way up to the observatory

Dome of the Zeiss 2m telescope and the Elbrus

Morning shadows of the observatory

Sunset with clouds from the Black Sea

Startrails around the dome of the 2m telescope

Snow in winter and the dome of a 60cm telescope

The observers dormitory on the right hand side.

Evening dawn and the set of comet Hale-Bopp

The 2m telescope

Inside the 2m telescope

The Two Channel Focal Reducer instrumentation

Slideshow / Astro-Pictures

Coordinates: Altitude:
43o 13' E
43o 16' N

MPAe collaboration Telescopes
View from satellite Current weather

© all photographs taken by Till Credner