SPECTROSCOPY INDEX -
The Versatile Low Resolution Spectrograph is designed to be used with a Celestron C5 or C8 Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope operating at f/10.
The Versatile Low Resolution Spectrograph uses
The SA100 can be replaced with the Rainbow Optics (RO200) grating or the Rigel Systems RS-Spectroscope.
The output of the grating is viewed with a small telescope for visual use or different types of cameras are used to take images of the spectrum.
The cameras used are
The below photos were taken November 27, 2011 showing the Versatile Low Resolution Spectrograph mounted on a Celestron C5 during bench testing. This configuration was use on a Mach1 mount for star testing.
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