Alt-Az Initiative Student Research Summer Workshop at Pine Mountain Observatory (PMO)
Spectroscopy Equipment
August 1-5, 2011

PMO Workshop 2010 Spectroscopy Equipment

PMO Workshop 2010 spectroscopy three stations from left to right.

  • Netbook station for star charts, documentation and screen captures of spectrum graphs.
  • Netbook station for camera control and screen captures of spectrum graphs.
  • Telescope station, see below for details.

PMO Workshop 2010 Spectroscopy Telescope

PMO Workshop 2010 Spectroscopy Telescope

  • Camera: QSI 532ws-M1 CCD camera
  • Diffraction grating: Rainbow Optics Visual, Photo and CCD Star Spectroscope filter
  • Edmund Optics T-Mount Extension Tube 20mm (NT53-231)
  • Focal Reducer/Corrector: Orion Argonaut™ 1800mm to 1440mm, f/12 to f/9.6
  • Telescope: Orion Argonaut™ 150mm Maksutov-Cassegrain telescope, f/12 focal ratio, 1800mm focal length
  • Finder: Orion Black 9x50 Right-Angle Correct-Image Finder Scope
  • 1X Finder: Orion EZ Finder Deluxe Telescope Reflex Sight
  • Guide camera: Meade Deep Sky Imager PRO.
  • Guide telescope: Tele Vue Optics Tele Vue-60
  • Mount: Astro-Physics Mach1GTO German Equatorial Mount with GTOCP3 Control Box