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

Technical Specifications

Diameter: 406 mm
Focal Ratio: f/10
Focal length: 4064 mm
Image scale: 51 arcsec/mm
Manufacturer: Meade Instruments Corp., California


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