Instruments used

Celestron 14 on Takahashi NJP mount

The NJP mount is controlled by a MCMT

(see : )

High resolution set up :

Motorised 3 1/4" Monlite focuser  + ATIK filter wheel + Skynyx video camera


Typical winter observing conditions (-10C)


Cooling fans for the mirror


Solar observations (Ca K, K line, Ha, white light) :


300 mm Newtonian solar telescope (K line, G band, Continuum, Ha)

Carbon truss Tube : Stellarzac Intrument - Mirror polished by Michel Bonin / Skyvision


More on CaK solar disk observations


Some focusing devices


Analysis of various telescope designs for high resolution imaging


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