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T1 High Magnification Telescope
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  • March 23, 2017
    Sunday, 3/26: Alpha Alert
    Monday, 3/27: Alpha Alert
    Tuesday, 3/28: Clear
    Wednesday, 3/29: Light clouds to partly cloudy skies
    Thursday, 3/23: Alpha Alert
    Friday, 3/24: Alpha Alert
    Saturday, 3/25: Alpha Alert
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  • T1 High Magnification System:

    Type: Corrected Dall-Kirkham
    Effective Aperture: 508mm (20")
    Nominal Focal Length:3454mm (135.98")
    Nominal Focal Ratio: f/6.8
    Field-of-View (FOV): 37x37 arc-minutes

    CCD Camera: FLI PL09000 (Kodak KAF-09000 CCD)
    Resolution: 3,056x3,056 pixels (binned 1×1)
    Pixel Size: 12x12μm
    Peak QE: 64% (at 550nm)
    Filters: Luminance, Red, Green, Blue, Hα

    Image Scale: 0.717arcseconds/pixel (binned 1x1)
    North Angle: 0° (North-Up)
    Angular Size: 0° 37' 00" x 0° 37' 00" (Field-Of-View)
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T1HM System Specification
Observatory Location
  • Observatorio del Teide, Izaña, Tenerife, Canary Islands.
    Latitude: N28.29970 (N28° 17' 59")
    Longitude: W016.50826 (W016° 30' 30")
    Altitude: 2372m (7783ft)
    Timezone: WET
    Minor Planet Center Code: G40

    Google Earth kmz file
    Heavens-Above Preformatted Link for Canary Islands Observatory
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