Firefly is a private astronomical observatory located in Asheville, NC. The building is a roll-off-roof design. It houses a Celestron 14-inch Schmidt-Cassegrain f/11 telescope as the primary instrument, controlled by a Paramount-ME robotic mount. A Stellarvue 90mm TBV refractor rides piggy-back and serves as a rich-field secondary telescope.
Lat. 35°, 37′ N
Lon. 82°, 30′ W
“There is precious little hope to be got out of whatever keeps us industrious,
but there is a chance for us whenever we cease work and become stargazers.”
— H.M. Tomlinson