iTelescope - T21 - Deep Space
Observatory: Mayhill, New Mexico (New Mexico Skies) - MPC H06
(TEL T21 0.43-m f/6.8 astrograph + CCD + f/4.5 focal reducer)
UTC Minus 7:00. Daylight savings time is observed
Minimum Target Elevation: Approx 15-25 Degrees
North 32° 54’ Decimal: 32.9 North
West 105° 31’ Decimal: 105.5 West
Elevation: 2,225 metres (7,298 ft)
Deep Field. Hybrid Missions. Typically used for Photometry and Imaging. FITS and TIF file formats. Sub-exposure times should be kept to 60, 120, 180, 300, 600, 900 seconds for optimal results. Binx1 - Binx2.
T21 is fitted with a 0.66 Focal reducer.
The Planewave Ascension 200HR mount is so accurate whilst tracking that iTelescope Admin have disabled active guidance, with a corresponding decrease in session setup time when imaging.
T21 is a 'Full House' telescope system. Its can Image deeply and do powerful science.
NOTE: T21 CCD is set to 'Flush' its CCD array after each exposure. This maximises the quality of its raw data but does increase total setup overheads such as focus and imaging download times from the CCD.