Dark Sky Observatory 18-inch scope instruments


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image of instrumentation on the 18-inch

The 18-inch telescope is equipped with a DFM Engineering Guide Acquire Module instrument selector--that's the black box in the photo. The white coffee-can sized cylinder at the bottom is the Roper CCD camera with a 1024^2 25-micron SiTE chip, provided by the NSF. The blue instrument ont the right facing us is the spectrograph, built by Optomechanics Research.


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