Superior ground-based tracking platforms.
When jitter-free commercial tracking mounts (or gimbals) didn’t exist in the early nineties, we decided to design and build our own. The resulting Paramount™ heralded a new price-performance standard.
While astronomers were duly impressed, so was the USAF who was among its first customers.
Today, Paramounts deliver even better price-performance value across several designs including German equatorial, equatorial fork, and altazimuth mountings.
What makes Paramounts extraordinary is their control software. We also provide superior solutions for pointing and tracking (see TPoint) as well as advanced satellite tracking and a host of related applications — all nicely integrated with a consistent look and feel.
You can choose among Windows, Linux, and macOS.
We can also tailor solutions to meet your requirements. Please inquire at Systems@Bisque.com to learn more.
We’ve been supplying Paramounts for Space Domain Awareness (a.k.a. SSA) for decades. Below are some examples of how some have been deployed starting in the mid-nineties:
- How to Design a Raven-class Telescope
- Autonomy Architecture for a Raven-Class Telescope with Space Situational Awareness Applications
- All-Sky Image Fusion for a Synoptic Survey Telescope in Arctic and Antarctic Domains
- Pomenis: A Small Portable Astrograph for Synoptic SSA
- Sizing of a Raven-Class Telescope Using Performance Sensitivities
- Abstract - amostech.com
- System Design and Implementation of the Virginia Tech Optical Satellite Tracking Telescope
- Orbit Determination of Highly Eccentric Orbits using a Raven Telescope
- Telescope Tasking for Maneuver Detection and Custody Maintenance using Evidential Reasoning and Reachability Theory