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Wide field super fast setup is coming on-line at CHILESCOPE!

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Posted 14 September 2019 - 09:33 AM

For those who like wide field imaging we have prepared superfast setup which we hope will allow "one night- one color image" principle.

We call it VST- Very Small Telescope :) But no it would be only one, not 4 of them :)

Nikon 200:2 lens

FLI Microline 16200 CCD camera

7 position filter wheel LRGBHaOiiSii filters  (Ha,Oii, Sii - special ones adjusted to work at f:2)

10 Micron GM1000HPS mount with absolute encoders

FOV 7,7Х6,2 deg
 diagonal 10 deg

We have filling this relatively short focal length setup on such high quality mount will allow unguided exposures in all list of exposures up to 15-20min but autoguider is installed just in case

 

Prices (USD per hour)

 
New Moon phase -40
Waxing crescent moon phase - 26
First quarter phase- 20
Waxing gibbous moon phase - 20
Full Moon phase - 10
Waning gibbous phase - 20
Last quarter phase - 20
Waning crescent phase - 26

Our regular cumulative discount is also applicable

We plan to put it on-line in the end of September

Stay tuned!

Here is first light:

http://www.chilescop...n2_original.jpg

 

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Posted 18 September 2019 - 06:20 AM

Here is another test of VST
Obviously overexposed. Should use 180 sec exposures I guess...
Object Name: M8 and surraundings
Date: 2019/09/18
Telescope: Nikon 200:2
Camera: FLI Microline 16200
Mount: 10Micron 1000HTS
Exposure: 12X300sec H-alpha
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http://www.chilescop...iw_original.jpg

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Posted 27 September 2019 - 05:59 AM

Here we go! VST is on-line! Who is first to try? 
Some customer features:
VST is Telescope 4 in the “Sessions” section of CHILESCOPE web portal
Exposures 180, 300 and 600 sec All unguided! The autoguider is also installed but tracking is so good that we really do not need it
Automatic dithering by default
Binning 1 only
Calibration files are ready and downloaded to the storage

Enjoy!

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Posted 04 October 2019 - 03:04 AM

First results are coming from VST...

75 min only!

Object Name: LMC imaged and processed by 李天
Date: 2019/10/03
Telescope: Nikon 200:2
Camera: FLI Microline 16200
Mount: 10 Micron 1000
Exposure: R 3min*10 G 3min*10 B 3min*5

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http://www.chilescop...ra_original.jpg

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