Location Promiod, Aosta valley, Italy
Latitude 45 47' 09" North
Longitude 07 36' 11" East
Telescope type Meade Instruments Schmidt-Cassegrain 14" LX200 GPS on 10 Micron GM2000 HPS mount
Focal length 3556 mm
Diameter 355.6 mm
Focal ratio 10
Diffraction disk 0.79 arcsecond at 560 nm corresponding to 0.013664 mm on the focal plane

During the year 2011 two major improvements occurred, the Adaptive Optics unit SBIG AO-7 in February and the 10 Micron GM2000 HPS mount with a new pier in August. The latter has required some changes to the observatory in order to accomodate the bigger set. Go here if you want see the old setup.