Site construction

Weather condition at Delingha

All sky camera at Delingha

Night Sky Brightness at Delingha

IP Camera at Delingha  (picture)

IP Camera at Delingha  (video streams):   main-N     main-S     50BiN     obsserv  




Site construction for both the Chinese SONG node and 50BiN prototype use classical concrete style building. The construction started early this year, and will be finished in November for the domes of 1 meter SONG telescope and the twin telescopes, the remaining buildings will be done in May next year. the following video streams shows the active construction work in Delingha station. 

     video streams


SONG international

SONG is an international collaboration started by the Asteroseismology research center at Aarhus. The collaboration now includes a number of international institutions, and the number is still increasing:

The SONG node

The 1 meter SONG telescope takes the parameters of Danish prototype, completely designed at NIAOT with slight modification in order to fit the different installation on the site. The attached instruments are clones of those of the prototype. 

Read more: The SONG node

The Community

The SONG-China project teams up stellar astronomer from different institutions, whose interests covers almost all possible science goals of SONG & 50BiN. Hardware and software R&D groups are also involved.

Read more: The Community

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