T40 - 3200 mm @ F/8.0, Moravian G4-16000 MKII water cooled camera, LRGB, Ha, SII, OIII Filters , off axis guider with ZWO ASI 174 mini. Software Bisque Paramount ME II mount

Location Information

: La Palma Observatory, Canary Islands - MPC To be advised

Telescope:  T40 3200mm f/8.0 Officina Stellare Pro RC

Timezone:  UTC +1:00 West Central Africa

Daylight savings time is observed 

Minimum Target Elevation: Approx 20°

North 28° 44' 40"  West 17° 58' 20"  

Elevation: 808.00m   MPC Code to be advised

Operational Notes

Deep space astrophotography. LRGB, Ha, SII, OIII filters.

Raw data can be found at data.itelescope.net.

  • Maximum Exposure 1200 seconds.
  • Bin 1, Bin 2
  • Calibrated darks available


Instrument Package

CCD:  https://www.gxccd.com/art?id=383&lang=409

A/D Gain:  3.0e-/ADU 

Pixel Size:  9 μm (H) × 9 μm (V) 

Resolution: 0.542 arc-secs/pixel

Sensor: KAF-16803

Cooling:  -20C

Normal Array: 4096 (H) × 4096 (V) = 16 Mpx

Filters:  Astrodon Gen 2 E-Series LRGB, Ha, SII, OIII

FOV37' x 37'

Pixel scale:0.542 arcsec/pixel
Orientation:Up is -180 degrees E of N


Telescope Optics

OTA: Officina Stellare ProRC 400 @ F/8.0

Optical Design: Ritchey Chretien 


Aperture: 400mm

Focal Length: 3200mm

F/Ratio: F/8.0

Guiding: ZWO ASI 174 Mini with Off Axis Guider

Mount: Software Bisque Paramount ME II