Bookmark and Share

Instruments

Site Information:

  • LAT = 40° 30' 40.6''photo of the main telescope
  • LONG = -75° 47' 8.9''
  • ALT = 120 m

Main Telescope:

  • 0.6-meter Ritchey-Chrétien
  • f/8 focal ratio

Other Telescopes:

  • several small reflectors & refractors
  • Solar telescope

Photometry:

  • 3072 x 2048 (9-μm) pixels
  • field-of-view:
    • 13.0' x 19.6'
  • UBVRI & Hα filters
  • auto-guiding
  • cooled camera

Spectroscopy:

  • spectrographphoto of spectrograph & computer
    • fiber-fed echelle
    • resolution: R=10,000
    • dispersion:  0.05 Å/pixel
  • spectral range:
    • 430 - 710 nm
  • ThAr calibration
  • auto-guiding

Photography:

  • Color CCD cameraphoto of instrument selector on main telescope
    • 3760 x 2840 pixels
    • cooled
    • auto-darked
  • Several other cameras
  • Attach any DSLR camera




Kutztown University Observatory logo