Optical Ground Station (OGS)

Fully robotic complete system. Delivered within a year, all components manufactured in-house at ASA.

ASA OGS – Optical Ground Station

Industrial production for 24/7 applications.

ASA OGS – ASA AZ800 in Austria

ASA OGS – ASA AZ800 in Austria

ASA OGS installation

ASA OGS installation

ASA AZ800 inside of ASA OGS

ASA AZ800 inside of ASA OGS

Characteristic features

The only 80 cm turnkey solution worldwide that fits in a 20 feet container.
Ritchey-Chrétien Alt-Az telescope f6 f2.0 with Nasmyth focus.
Direct Drive motors with absolute encoders on all axis.

Main Data
Focal length 4800 mm
Focal ratio f6
Optical diameter >= 800 mm
Field of View 70 mm
Mirror material Fused Silica (quartz), ultra low thermal expansion 0.55e-6/°C
Software ASA Software, Windows package and Linux SDK (optional)
System Performance
Pointing accuracy < 8” RMS with pointing model (for altitude 20° to 85°)
Tracking accuracy < 0,25” RMS within 5 minutes (at optimal ambient and sky conditions) over 5 min 0,05” RMS/min
Slewing speed 6°/sec (up to 10°/sec optional)


Focal length
4800 mm
Focal ratio
Optical diameter
>=800 mm

Basic Equipment


  • ASA AZ800 telescope including fork mount and telescope with ASA optics
  • Telescope electronics rack including all power supplies for telescope, IP-remote power switch, Ethernet switch
  • All tools necessary for telescope installation
  • Laser for optical collimation

10x more precise

ASA Direct Drive

400% more favorable

ASA Modular System

Optional Accessories


  • ASA ADR 160 – Derotators
  • ASA filter wheel for 4x 100 x 100 mm filters
  • Customer specific camera adapter
  • Correctors: Field Flattener, Reducers
  • ASA-UPS (uninterruptable power supply)
  • Main mirror cover

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