iTelescope - T2 - One Shot Color - Utah

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Location Information

Observatory: Utah Desert Remote Observatory at Great Basin Desert, Beryl Junction, Utah, USA
MPC: U94

Timezone:  UTC Minus 7:00. Daylight savings time is observed 

Minimum Target Elevation: 15° all azimuths

N 37° 44’ 16"    Decimal: 37.7378 North

W 113° 41’ 51"  Decimal: -113.6975 West

Elevation: 1,570 meters / 5150 ft

Operational Notes

Med-Wide Field. Typically used for One-Shot Color imaging. FITS and TIF file formats.

Raw data can be found at

  • Recommended Maximum Exposure 300 seconds.
  • Bin x 1 ONLY for Color. 


Instrument Package

CCD:  QHY268C One Shot Color CMOS

A/D Gain:  0.48e-/ADU

Pixel Size:  3.76um Square

Resolution:   0.705 arc-secs/pixel

Sensor:  CMOS 

Cooling:  -10C

Normal Array: 6280 x 4210 (26 Megapixels)

Filters:  NA

FOV1.21 Deg x 0.81 Deg

Pixel scale:0.705 arcsec/pixel
Orientation:Up is 178 .683 degrees E of N


Telescope Optics

OTA: Takahashi TOA-150

Optical Design: Apochromatic Refractor 

Aperture: 150mm

Focal Length: 1105.1mm

F/Ratio: f7.3

Guiding: MOAG with Loadstar SX2 

Mount: Paramount GTS