the telescopes used as part of the virtual telescope project

*** See potentially hazardous asteroid 2017 VR12 LIVE here! ***

The main scopes part of the Virtual Telescope Project

The 17″ and 14″ units part of the Virtual Telescope

Welcome to the Virtual Telescope Project, a very powerful set of real, robotic telescopes, remotely accessible online, through the Internet for your very own astronomical experience! Here you will learn about its many features, making it a unique and leading facility in the world.

Take your time to surf this site, introducing our activities, scientific researches and services for the international community. Discover what the Virtual Telescope can do for you and your interest for the Cosmos: both professionals and amateur astronomers will find  an amazing tool, as well as first rate assistance and support, making the Virtual  Telescope a very highly respected facility in the world with a legendary reputation.

Furthermore, you can join our public, online observing sessions, commented live by our astrophysicists,  and meeting other friends from all around the globe.

No matter your skills, our project will make easy for you to get outstanding, real images of the sky or scientific data, also offering amazing tours of the Cosmos.

For every question, don’t hesitate to contact us: we are here since 2006, ready to serve your passion for the stars!


The Virtual Telescope is supported by UnitronItalia Instruments, Software Bisque, Seeweb and other sponsors

Support The Virtual Telescope Project!

If everyone reading this right now would donate something, our fundraiser would be done in a few days. Please, donate and receive a stunning, LIMITED EDITION image of the eclipsed Moon rising above the Colosseum in Rome and one of a potentially hazardous asteroid taken by the Virtual Telescope, specifically made for supporters like you!

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