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Equipment

Telescope Meade LX200GPS-SMT 14"

  • diameter - 355,6 mm
  • focal length - 3556 mm
  • focal retio - f/10
  • resolution - 0,39"
  • limiting visual magnitude - 14,8 mag
  • limiting photographic magnitude - 17,9 mag
  • limiting CCD magnitude - 19,8 mag
  • sky/pixel - 0,5"/piksel
  • field of view - 8,9' x 13,3'
  • UHTC coating
  • fork mount
  • manual and electric slow-motion controls on both axes
  • 3.5-Megabyte flash memory
  • High-Precision Pointing
  • 145000-object onboard celestial software library
  • GPS alignment system with 16-channel GPS receiver

 

Detector CCD SBIG ST-8XE

  • Two CCD chips: Kodak KAF-1602E and TI TC-237
  • Pixel Array: 1530 x 1020 pixels, 13.8 x 9.2 mm
  • Total Pixels: 1,56 million
  • Pixel Size: 9 x 9 microns
  • Full Well Capacity (ABG): ~50,000 e-
  • Full Well Capacity (NABG): ~100,000 e-
  • Dark Current: 1e/pixel/sec at 0o C
  • Exposure: 0.11 to 3600 seconds, 10ms resolution
  • Correlated Double Sampling
  • A/D Converter: 16 bits
  • A/D Gain: 2.3e-/ADU
  • Read Noise: 15e- RMS
  • Binning Modes: 1 x 1, 2 x 2, 3 x 3
  • Full Frame Acquisition: ~3,7 sekundy

 

Camera LPI (Lunar Planetary Imager) Meade

  • CMOS chip
  • Pixel Array: 640 x 480 pixels

 

Filter wheel and filters sets LRGB & UBVRI

  • filter L (light)
  • filter R (red)
  • filter G (green)
  • filter B (blue)
  • filter U (ultraviolet)
  • filter B (blue)
  • filter V (visible)
  • filter R (red)
  • filter I (infrared)

 

Objective Rubinar 5,6/500

                                                                                           
  • diameter - 89 mm
  • focal length - 500 mm
  • f/5,6
  • resolving power - 1,55"
  • limiting visual magnitude - 11,5 mag
  • limiting photographic magnitude - 14,6 mag
  • limiting CCD magnitude - 16,5 mag
  • sky/pixel - 2,1"/pixel
  • field of view on CCD ST-8XE - 35,5' x 53,2'

 

Software

  • IRAF
  • Maxim DL