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 (Elevation): 9(27)o/s

(B) Camera:
Andor NEO sCMOS
Temporal resolution: Up to 100 frames/s
Pixels: 2560x2160 (normally run with 2x2 pixel binning, 1280x1080)
Field of view: 16.x 19.o
Target coverage: 18,2x21.5 km @ 130 altitude (2x2 bin)
Spatial resolution: ~17m (2x2 bin) @ 130km altitude
Spectral bandpass: Monochrome (VIS) or Filtered 560/14 nm green or 635/18 nm red
Lens: Nikon 50mm F1.4

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