iTelescope - T9 - Medium Deep Field
Observatory: Siding Spring - Australia - MPC Q62
TEL 0.32-m f/9 Reflector + CCD + f7 Focal Reducer
UTC +10:00 New South Wales, Australia Daylight savings time is observed.
Minimum Target Elevation: Approx 45-50° North, East, South East - 25° Western horizons.
South 31° 16' 24" East 149° 03' 52" Elevation: 1122m
Medium Deep Field. Long Focal Length. Hybrid Missions. Typically used for Imaging & Photometry. FITS and TIF file formats. Dark Frame calibration data is available for 60, 120, 180, 300 second exposures. Binx1 - Binx2. Recommended Maximum Exposure 300 seconds.
T9 is a 12.5" RCOS telescope based at SSO in Australia. It has a selection of color imaging and photometric VBR filters. Its teamed with a sensitive ST8-XME CCD.
T9 is a prime imaging platform in the southern hemisphere Its a highly reliable telescope which has enabled countless iTelescope users to capture southern glories as well as valuable science data. It has often been used in Hubble Space Telescope support missions.
IMPORTANT NOTES: T9 is externally Guided: Please limit sub-exposure times to 300 seconds or less for best results. Bright stars will bloom or overexpose 120 secs or over. NABG camera. T9 has a long focal length and is set to autoguide on exposures of 120 seconds and over.
Thanks to Andy Cason, John Martin, Raymond Kneip, and Alberto Betzler for Transformation Information.