History ot the KLENOT Project

2013 September 5 - "First light" of the new CCD camera FLI ProLine230 (2k x 2k)

2011 October 15 - testing observations of the KLENOT New Generation Telescope has been started

2008 September - Reconstruction of the KLENOT mount was started

2005 May - 2005 December - KLENOT dome reconstruction

2002 March 4 - We received a new MPC code 246 Klet Observatory-KLENOT

2002 February 16 - The first NEO astrometry - 2000 DM8.

2001 November 17 - The first light of the KLENOT telescope.

2001 November 14 - The CCD camera was installed.

2001 October 23 - The 1.06-m main mirror was installed.

2001 October 19 - The optical corrector was installed.

2001 - The optical corrector for the main mirror was made in Prague.

2000/2001 - A new 1.06-m main mirror was made by Carl Zeiss.

2000 - We received the 2000 Gene Shoemaker NEO Grant from The Planetary Society

1998 - We received the grant from the Grant Agency of the Czech Republic.

1998 - The KLENOT Telescope Control Room was built.

1997 - The original mounting was upgraded with an optoelectronical control system.

1997 - The KLENOT project was started using the existing infrastructure of the Klet' Observatory.

1995 - The first idea of the KLENOT Project.


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