Kreiken Telescope

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

Technical Specifications

Diameter: 406 mm
Focal Ratio: f/10
Focal length: 4064 mm
Image scale: 51 arcsec/mm
Manufacturer: Meade Instruments Corp., California


Focal Plane Instruments

• Apogee ALTA U47+ CCD camera
• 1024×1024 13 micron pixels E2V CCD47-10 back illuminated ccd chip
• Autoguider
• PC based data acquisition via USB 2.0 port
• OPTEC IFW filter wheel (PC controlled)
• Johnson UBVRI – Strömgren uvbyHβ – RGB filters
• Various eye-pieces