CowCam and Quick Cam Views

M51 with our New CCD Camera 

New Web Cams :

From the 24 inch dome looking outside 
(dark if its night) 


Inside the 32 inch control room. 

There could be astronomers at work 
using the CCD system 

The Pine Mountain Obervatory is located 26 miles SE of Bend OR which is located in Central Oregon. It is at an elevation of 6500 feet. Telescopes of aperture 15, 24 and 32-inches are there. The facility is operated by the University of Oregon Physics Department. In addition, a group of amateur astronomers, called the Friends of Pine Mountain Observatory , help to maintain the telescopes as well as help out with some observing programs. Pine Mountain is a member of NASTEC and GNAT