|Primary Deep Sky Imaging setup:
RC Optical Systems Carbon Truss 24"
(0.61M) Telescope with Ion Milled f/7.8
optics. The system has a peak-to-valley
wavefront variation of 0.1 wave, 0.021
RMS, and an approximate Strehl Ratio of
0.983. The telescope is carried by an
RCOS Professional Series Equatorial Fork
SBIG STX16803 with AstroDon 50mm
filters in an Apogee AFW50-10S filter
wheel. AstroDon MegaMOAG off-axis
guider, SBIG AO-X with SBIG Remote
Guide Head. BVRcIc filters available on
Wide field imaging:
AP 155EDF with 4" Field Flattener.
Software Bisque Paramount ME.
SBIG STL6303E/AO-L with CBB, Ha,
SII, OIII, LRGB filters. NIR-L, UV, g', r',
i', and z' available. SBIG ST 402ME.
Baader Herschel Wedge; Coronado
SolarMaxII 90mm/BF30 on AP155EDF
for high resolution, and Coronado
SM60/BF15 on TeleVue Pronto for wide
angle portability. Point Grey Grasshopper
Express 6MP firewire camera. Baader
Celestron C-14; Point Grey FLEA-3
(Firecapture software), Lumenera
LU135M (Lucam Recorder software) and
Homeyer motorized filter wheel.
SBIG Seeing Monitor
SBIG Allsky Camera
Boltwood Cloud Sensor
RCOS Mirror Cleaning and Re-coating
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