Current Hardware

 

This is a list of the equipment currently in use by the PTO.

Primary telescope
Type Classical Newtonian
Primary objective diameter 10″
254mm
0.254m
Focal ratio f/4.7 (Native)
f/5.3 (Para-Corr)
Focal length 1200mm (Native)
1351mm (Para-Corr)
Manufacturer Orion

 
 
Mount and telescope finally installed.

Mount and telescope finally installed.



Primary telescope mount
Type German equitorial
Instrument capacity 220.0 (lb)
100.0 (kg)
Model AP1600
Control system GTOCP3
Manufacturer Astro-Physics

 
 
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Primary camera
Type ST-10XME
Imaging CCD Kodak KAF-3200E/ME
Pixel array 2184 x 1472 (pixel)
14.9 x 10 (mm)
Pixel size 6.8 x 6.8 (micron)
Anti-blooming No
Manufacturer SBIG (Santa Barbara Instrument Group)

 
 
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Primary camera filter wheel
Type CFW-10
Filters Clear (no filter)
Luminance (Astrodon)
Red (Astrodon)
Green (Astrodon)
Blue (Astrodon)
H-alpha (3nm, Astrodon)
V (photometric Bessel, Astrodon)
R (photometric Bessel, Astrodon)
G (photometric Sloan, Astrodon)
R (photometric Sloan, Astrodon)
Manufacturer SBIG (Santa Barbara Instrument Group)

 
 
cfw-10

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