Maksutov Telescope

Generally used for photoelectric photometry of eclipsing binary stars and variable stars.

Technical Specifications

Diameter: 300 mm
Focal Ratio: f/16
Focal Length: 4800 mm
Image scale: 43 arcsec/mm
Manufacturer: E. Popp Tele-Optik, Zürih

Focal Plane Instruments

• Optec SSP-5A single channel photoelectric photometer, (containing a Hamamatsu R1414 phototube)
• Standard 1 mm diaphragm
• Johnson UBV filters, motorized filter slider
• 80386 PC based data acquisiton