Telescope and camera configuration A5817
Creation: 17 Aug 2005
Previous configuration A4C02.
Telescope: Meade LX200 Classic 203mm f/6.3.
Camera: SBIG ST7E (and Philips TouCam Pro webcam).
Focuser: RoboFocus to drive the LX200 focus knob, with homemade braket.
Filter wheel: True Technology Custom Wheel wide (with mirror for eyepiece).
Filter holder with drawers: from Gerd Neumann. I use it to insert a grating
for very low resolution spectroscopy experiments.
Counterweight: 2x1.5 kg on piggyback mounts,
long thick foam dewshield with an homemade ring of counterweights,
0.7 kg on the left arm of the mount with also an homemade ring of counterweights.
|Telescope theoretical resolution at 700nm||0.73 "|
|ST7E KAF401E||chip size||6.89x4.59 mm|
|pixel size||9x9 microns|
|ST7E TC211||chip size||2.64x2.64 mm|
|pixel size||13.75x16 microns|
|TouCam pixel size
Next configuration A7202.