Narrow Field of view sCMOS camera

Owner

University Centre in Svalbard (UNIS)


Scientific objectives
The instrument is designed to study small scale auroral structures of the night sky during the boreal season.

Instrument specifications
(A) All-Sky scanner:
Aperture: ~ 4 inch.
Accuracy: 0.05o
Speed Azimuth (Zenith): 9(27)o/s

(B) Camera:
Time resolution: Up to 100 frames/s
Pixel resolution: 2560x2160
Field of view: 16.5o
Target coverage: 37.8 km @ 130 altitude
Spatial resolution: ~15m @ 130km altitude
Spectral bandpass: Monochrome (VIS)
Lens: Carl Zeiss Planar F/1.4 85mm ZF

Contact
PI: Dag Lorentzen
Address: UNIS, P.O. Box 156,
N-9171 Longyearbyen, Norway
E-mail: dag.lorentzen@unis.no
Phone/Fax: +47 79023336/01


Photo of the Narrow Field of view sCMOS camera
The Narrow Field of view sCMOS camera.
Panel (A): Keo SkyScan Mark II
Panel (B): Andor Neo sCMOS camera