Observatory of astrophysical research at Kamenskoye Plato is located at an altitude 1 450 meters above the sea level (Almaty, Kamenskoye plato, Observatory, Fessenkov Astrophysical Institute)

Observatory operates the following telescopes:

* AZT-8 with diameter of main mirror 70 cm;

* Zeiss-600 with diameter of main mirror 60 cm;

* Hertz telescope-reflector with diameter of main mirror 50 cm;

* Wide aperture Maksutov meniscus telescope with main mirror 50 cm.

AZT-8 is used for observation of Seyfert galaxies, symbiotic stars, binary systems with X-ray component, geostationary satellites. Zeiss-600 is used for planet observations.