J16 An Carraig Observatory


Imaging the night sky & asteroid hunting from Northern Ireland


J16 back up and running with ODK 16" & Mesu Mount 200


72 minutes of data on M51


February 2009: MPC code J16 assigned to An Carraig Observatory. Northern Irelands first amateur observatory to be awarded a code.

February 2009 - February 2015: 1040 observations submitted including confirmation data for near earth asteroids listed here.

J16 Residuals 2014:

RA: -0.13 +/- 0.31, DEC: +0.14 +/- 0.34


Asteroids imaged with 16" ODK Cassegrain and Starlight Xpress SXV H16 ccd.

New discoveries from around the world are announced on the NEO confirmation page for follow up observations by other observatories.

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Site updated March 2015