Observatory: Siding Spring - Australia - MPC Q62
Hosting by iTelescope.Net
UTC +10:00 New South Wales, Australia Daylight savings time is observed.
Minimum Target Elevation: Approx 30° Eastern & 35° Western horizons.
South 31° 16' 24" East 149° 03' 52" Elevation: 1165m
Wide Field Color Imaging. Typically used for One Shot Color imaging of wide field targets. FITS and TIF file formats. Dark Frame calibration data is available for 60, 120, 180, 300, 600 second exposures.
Bin x1 only.
The T13 Telescope is also part of the iTelescope outreach program run in partnership with the Research School for Astronomy & Astrophysics, to also be used by the general public as an educational tool.
Demo level members also receive an Emailed color JPEG image as well as access to raw data via FTP server.
This system is included for use in the Free Demo & Demo Upgrade Package.
- CCD: SBIG ST2000XMC
- One Shot Color CCD
- Full Well: ~45,000 e- ABG
- Dark Current: ~0.1e- / pixel / sec at 0°
- Pixel Size: 7.4um Square
- Resolution 3.76 arc-secs/pixel
- Sensor: Frontlit
- Cooling: -20ºC Winter : -15ºC Summer
- Array: 1600 x 1200 (2 Megapixels)
- FOV: 75.3 x 100.4 arc-mins
- Filters: None
- Position Angle: 181º
- OTA: Takahashi SKY90
- Optical Design: Apochromatic Refractor
- Aperture: 3" (90mm)
- Focal Length: 417mm
- F/Ratio: f/4.6
- Guiding: Internal
- Mount: Paramount PME