iTelescope - T18 - Medium Deep Space - Spain
Observatory: AstroCamp at Nerpio, Spain - MPC Code - I89, North: 38° 09’ - West: 002° 19’ Elevation: 1650m
Telescope: 0.32-m f/8.0 reflector + 0.66 reducer + CMOS
Timezone: UTC +1:00 Madrid Daylight Savings Time is Observed
Minimum Target Elevation: Approx 30-40 Degrees
Medium Deep Field. Hybrid Imaging/Science Missions. FITS and TIF file formats. Dark Frame calibration data is available for 60, 120, 180, 300, 600, 900 second exposures. Bin 1 and Bin 2 Raw data can be found at data.itelescope.net.
- Recommended Maximum Exposure 600 seconds.
- T18 is an excellent Imager but also has a research grade photometric V and Ic filter added.
- This system is included for use in the Demo Upgrade Package.
- IMPORTANT NOTES: T18 is Externally Guided: Please limit sub-exposure times to 300 seconds or less for best results.
QE: >87% Peak
Full Well: >38,000e
Dark Current: 0.0046e- / pixel / sec at -10°C
A/D Gain: 0.55 e-/ADU
Readout Noise: 2.7e
Readout Mode: 0
Pixel Size: 3.76um Square
Resolution: 0.461 arc-sec/pixel (Bin1), 0.921 arc-secs/pixel (Bin2)
Sensor: SONY Full Frame BSI CMOS Sensor IMX455
Cooling: Set to -10C default
Array: 4788 x 3194 (15.9 Megapixels, Bin2)
FOV: 73.6 x 49.1 arc-mins
Astrodon Series E LRGB. Astrodon 5nm Ha, SII, OIII. Photometric V (Custom Scientific Bessell) and Ic (Astrodon John/Cousins)
Position Angle: 150 degrees E of N
PLEASE NOTE: Bin1 imaging of T18 has been disabled due to the very large file size causing system instability
only Bin2 imaging is available
OTA: Planewave 12" CDK
Optical Design: Corrected Dall-Kirkham Astrograph
Aperture: 318mm (12.5")
Focal Length: 1683 mm
Guiding: External via Lodestar SX and 300mm guidescope
Mount: Paramount PME