Boserup Amateur Observatory


What is BAO?

Boserup Amateur Observatory, or BAO in short (pronounced like "SAO" in "SAOimage") is an observatory run on an amateur basis, located near the village of Boserup on southern Sealand. The site is quite dark so we are able to make some pretty good deep-sky images. The project was started in 1987 by Michael Andersen and Kim Birkelund , and soon after it was joined by Jacob Clasen , Søren Larsen . and Bjarne Lassen .

Images and stuff

Image gallery!

Spoil your eyes by letting them browse through these pictures! We have collected our finest pictures here for you to see.

The gallery contains images from the new Pictor CCD camera.

The comprehensive MARS page!

Here you will find all the best pictures of Mars made at BAO.

Pictures of JUPITER!

On this page we present the best of our Jupiter pictures.

Observing log

This is a list of the objects we have observed with the CCD camera. It should be more or less complete.

The Observatory logbook

Get a glimpse of the BAO spirit by browsing through a few selected pages from the logbook. This is in Danish, sorry.

Light curve for SN1993J

The observation of SN 1993J was one of the more serious projects at BAO. We followed SN1993J from it was discovered in april 1993 until the fall of 1994.

Educational activities

Further information

We suggest that you follow one or several of these hyperlinks:

The BAO Divisions.
A description of the BAO Software and Hardware Divisions and some of the projects that are currently running.

Instruments at BAO.
This page contains information on the instruments in use at BAO.

The BAO Telescope Control System. .
A more comprehensive description of the telescope control system at BAO.

Other astronomy links


This page is maintained by Jacob Clasen
jacob@astro.ku.dk
and Søren Larsen
soeren@astro.ku.dk
It was last updated: February 21st, 1997.