Generally used for photometry of eclipsing binary stars and variable stars.

Technical Specifications

Diameter: 356 mmIMG_2713
Focal ratio: f/10
Focal length: 3556 mm
Image scale: 58 yaysn/mm
Manufacturer: Meade Instruments Corp., California


Focal Plane Instruments

• Apogee ALTA U47+ CCD camera
• 1024×1024 13 micron pixels E2V CCD47-10 back illuminated ccd chip
• PC based data acquisition via USB 2.0 port
• OPTEC IFW filter wheel (PC controlled)
• Johnson UBVRI – Strömgren uvbyHβ – RGB filters, various eye-pieces