Richey Chretien - 1000

The RC-1000 consists of the following components :

Optics:
  • Manufactured by ASA
  • http: //www.astrosysteme.com
  • Optical design by Dipl. Phys. Philipp Keller
  • Optics by LOMO
  • Ritchey Chretien f2.5 / f8
  • Diffraction limited field of view 41 arc minutes (with corrector)
  • Image quality 80% < 0,4 arc sec
  • Optical quality better than L/24 RMS wave front
  • Al+SiO2 coating on all mirrors
OPTICAL TUBE ASSEMBLY:
  • Open Truss Tube
  • Lasalle main mirror support
  • Focus Azimuthal: 2 x Nasmyth Focus
  • Motorized main mirror covering (computer-controlled)
  • Motorized secondary mirror focuser (computer-controlled)
MOUNT ALT-AZIMUTHAL:
  • Forkmount
  • Direct Drive Torque motors with 400NM Torque
  • Slew rate - more as 10 degree per second
  • Renishaw ResoluteTM Encoders with absolute Position Readout, no homefind necessary
  • Software: Autoslew
  • Pointing: < 5" RMS at >20° altitude
  • Tracking performance without guiding < 0,4" RMS/300 seconds

Current telescope status:

  • Alignment Mode: algAltAz
  • Altitude: 44.9405416711891
  • Aperture Diameter: 1000
  • At Home: False
  • At Park: True
  • Azimuth: 301.942645404372
  • Connected: True
  • Declination: -2.03013656718895
  • Declination Rate: 0
  • Description: Astrooptik Server Tel Driver
  • Equatorial System: equJ2000
  • Right Ascension: 2.53310255235751
  • Right Axcension Rate: 0
  • Sidereal Time: 4.99603971469998
  • Site Elevation: 1571.9
  • Site Latitude: -30.4707
  • Site Longitude: -70.7647999999998
  • Slewing: False
  • Slew Settle Time: 0
  • UTCDate: 9/25/2018 9:26:12 AM

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