Flarestar Observatory

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Flarestar Observatory
Observatory code 171 Edit this on Wikidata
LocationSan Gwann, Malta
Coordinates35°54′40″N 14°28′15″E / 35.9111°N 14.4708°E / 35.9111; 14.4708Coordinates: 35°54′40″N 14°28′15″E / 35.9111°N 14.4708°E / 35.9111; 14.4708
Altitude126 m[1]
Meade SSC-100.25-m Schmidt-Cassegrain[2]
Flarestar Observatory is located in Malta
Flarestar Observatory
Location of Flarestar Observatory

Flarestar Observatory (obs. code: 171) is an astronomical observatory owned and operated and managed by astronomer and AAVSO-member Stephen M. Brincat. It is located near San Ġwann on the island country of Malta.

The observatory's principal instrument is a Meade 0.25-meter aperture Schmidt-Cassegrain Telescope (SCT), which is routinely employed for photometric observations of asteroids and monitoring variable stars.


  1. ^ Flarestar Observatory
  2. ^ Observatory - Flarestar Observatory official page