The Observatory Cerro Armazones has been closed down on March 18, 2020. It is forseen to restart operations on June, 2021.
BMK10k is undergoing various test observations before targeting the SPF.
A single field will be observed continuously to validate the performance of the BMK10k telescope.
BMK has been set up at Cerro Armazones Observatory in Chile.
The BMK and the equipment arrived months ahead and have been waiting to be assembled in its new home.
The precious 10k CCD camera has been shipped separatly.
The two transport crates containing the BMK10k teleskope in one single box and all necessary acessories and tools arrived at Cerro Armozones.
The poster “BMK10k: Variable & Constant Stars in the Southern PLATO Field” will be on show at the Plato Mission Conference 2017 in Warwick.