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How it started

Roboscopes is a collaboration between imagers to set up a remote imaging site with a genuine bias towards everyone. We are not interested in just adding a fancy sounding strap-lines like “affordable pricing or imaging for everyone” that pays lip service to the normal astro imager. We genuinely want to bring remote astro imaging to a wider audience and burst the pricing bubble associated with remote imaging.

We have spent years imaging from our UK & EU back gardens as well as remote imaging, We enjoy both pursuits equally as both supply me data to process with is what its all about really :)

As most of us live in northern Latitudes, cloud/rain as well as a lack of summer darkness tend to be our biggest hurdles. So our remote setup gives us opportunities to keep imaging throughout the year as well as delivering us better data because of better quality skies.

Ethos

Remote Imaging for most of us at a price we can afford even if its an occasional luxury purchase.
We intend to keep our prices low always as well as continually upgrade our equipment as new technology or better equipment becomes available.


If you join as a free “Silver” member then thats just awesome and thank you.
Just carry on and use our site and pay as you go with booking your imaging time slots and enjoy!

If you decide on a Gold or Platinum membership, then we are most grateful as you will be helping towards the substantial monthly building costs as well as keeping hourly imaging fees low for all Gold & Paltinum members of Roboscopes.

Choice

While setting up we thought long and hard about what equipment to use and decided on a varied amount from lower to mid prices. We also added a few light buckets with big chips as we felt they may be popular :)

If our members have any suggestions then please get in touch as often as you like here using our suggestion box email as we want to improve our equipment and service if it’s needed.

Mantra

We never intended this to be the Rolls Royce of remote imaging companies with super high end equipment and stratospheric prices.

What we hope to give you is the three G’s

  • Great Location

  • Great Data

  • Great Prices

Kudos

Some of our astronomy friends & early birds have collaborated with us and sent equipment over themselves for the project. They will be receiving some free time on scopes each month.

Our friends who have helped from the begining to make this dream a reality, we cannot thank you enough for your trust and support in allowing us to get our project off the ground.

This will be rewarded and not forgotten! smile

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Company Details:

Roboscopes

802 Kingsbury Road
Birmingham
B24 9PS
United Kingdom


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