Sierra Remote Observatories (SRO) provides hosting services for remotely operated telescopes at an exceptional site in the Sierra Nevada mountains.

SRO has been in operation since 2007, currently hosting more than 30 telescope systems and growing. We are honored to host a respected, international roster of clients, which includes institutions, corporations, and individuals.

 Sierra Remote Observatory

Site Conditions

A significant number of clear nights, calm weather, and year-round accessibility are just a few factors that contribute to our superior site conditions.

Services & Support

Full-time, experienced support staff, along with our in-house machine shop, are available with monthly hosting support packages.


Hosting Services


SRO offers telescope hosting in multi-telescope shared observatories, private observatories, climate-controlled observatories, and custom observatories. 

All hosting service packages include:

Pier, power, internet, network services, telemetry services, and on-site support