EQUIPMENT

 

Main Optics

Meade Instruments Model LX200GPS 0.4 m f/10

Meade Instruments Model LX200 0.4 m f/10 (with AP focal reducer f/7.4)

The telescopes are pier mounted and equatorial aligned. Optec TCF (Temperature Compensating Focusers) have been added to the LX200 configurations to maintain focus as the instrument temperature changes during an evening

Imaging cameras - Apogee Instruments Alta 47U and SBIG STL-1001E

Piggyback telescopes William Optics FLT-110 with SBIG ST-2000XM and ST-2000XMC cameras