The Vainu Bappu Observatory

THE 1M ZEISS TELESCOPE

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  • Technical Details :
  • Primary mirror diameter: 102 cm

    Cassegrain focus: f/13 with an image scale of 15".6/mm

    Coude focus: f/30 with an image scale of 6".7/mm

    Filter wheel unit: 2 filter wheels, with 4 slots each

    Guiding: Visual, manual guiding

  • Instruments Available :
  • At CASSEGRAIN focus :

    Imaging Camera

    Medium resolution Zeiss Universal Astro Grating Spectrograph

    At COUDE focus :

    Echelle spectrograph (resolution ~ 20,000, or ~0.3angstroms)

Last updated on: March 25, 2019