Instruments used


Celestron 14 on Takahashi NJP mount

The NJP mount is controlled by a MCMT

(see :http://www.astrosurf.com/mcmtii/ )

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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