Taqwa Observatory occupies a fantastic dark sky site on the mountains of Baluchistan, far away from atrocities of lights. This publicly accessible educational observatory in some of the darkest skies in Pakistan with state of the art astronomical equipment.
Equipped with 16” Meade LX200 GPS ACF SCT Telescope on a German equatorial mount ASA DDM 85 Premium for taking deep space photographs in great detail.
The observatory is open to the amateur astronomers, groups, clubs, schools and universities, with the aim of inspiring people of all ages and all backgrounds with the beauty and wonder of the universe.
Taqwa Observatory is very pleased to host MPA (Baluchistan Province) Prince Ahmed Ali Ahmedzai at observatory site, where he not only participated in introductory session about the sky, but also enjoyed observing deep sky celestial objects .He also appreciated Taqwa Observatory being the first wooden Roll off Roof observatory of Pakistan, with enough space for the telescope, visits and operations.
He was also very happy to see plants, gardening, birds and animals all over the site, special well built wooden room, which is available for accommodation of visitors.