Celestron Telescope @ KHO

Owner

University Centre in Svalbard (UNIS)


Scientific objectives
General purpose telescope. Used for stellar absorption spectroscopy of Vega to retrieve stratospheric ozon content during the polar night on Svalbard.

Instrument specifications
Telescope: Celestron C-14
Type: Schmidt-Cassegrain
F/value: 11
Focal length: 3910 mm
Apperture: 356 mm
Tracker: German equatorial mount

Dome / Housing:
Motorized 10-feet Ashdome
See principal sketch.

Contact
PI: Fred Sigernes
Address: UNIS, P.O. Box 156,
N-9171 Longyearbyen, Norway
E-mail: fred@unis.no
Phone/Fax: +47 79023335/01


Photo of the Celestron 4m telescope