iTelescope - T12 - Wide Field - Australia

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Location Information

Observatory: iTelescope.Net at Siding Spring Observatory Australia - MPC Q62

Telescope:  T12 0.1m f/5.0 Astrograph + CCD

Timezone:  UTC +10:00 New South Wales, Australia Daylight savings time is observed.

Minimum Target Elevation: Approx 20°  &  45° Western horizons. 

South 31° 16' 24" East 149° 03' 52"  

Elevation: 1122m  MPC Code Q62

Operational Notes

Very Wide Field Telescope. Typically used for Wide Field RGB / Narrowband Imaging. FITS and TIF file formats. Dark Frame calibration data is available for  60, 120, 180, 300, 600, 900  second exposures. Binx1 - Binx2.  Raw data can be found at

  • T12 features a high quality Grade 1 FLI CCD. Its Internal Off Axis (MOAG) guidance system can provide high accuracy during even long exposures.


Instrument Package

CCD:  FLI Microline 11002 - Grade 1

QE: 50% Peak - Monochrome

Full Well:  60,000e-  Anti Blooming Gate (ABG)

Dark Current:   0.004 e-/pixel/sec. @ -35º C

Gain: 0.80

Pixel Size:  9um Square

Resolution:  3.5 arc-secs/pixel

Sensor:  Frontlit 

Cooling:  -25ºC Winter  -25ºC Summer

Array:  4008 by 2672 (10.7 Mega pixels) 

FOV:  155.8 x 233.7 arc-mins

Filters: Astrodon - Lum, Red, Green, Blue, Ha, SII, OIII

Position Angle: 357º

Telescope Optics

OTA: Takahashi FSQ ED 

Optical Design: Petzval Apochromat Astrograph 

Aperture: 106mm (0.1 metre) 

Focal Length: 530mm (0.53 metre) 

F/Ratio: f/5.0 

Guiding: Internal - Off Axis MOAG

Mount: Paramount PME