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Instruments

These pages discuss the various instruments and equipment used at the Overgaard Outreach Observatory.

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Telescopes

Just the facts… Meade Classic 10″ LX200 SCT The specifications of the Meade Classic 10″ LX200 are: Optical Design – Schmidt-Cassegrain Catadioptric Clear Aperture – 254mm (10″) Focal Length – 1600mm (63″) Focal Ratio – f/6.3 Resolution – 0.45 arc sec Limiting Visual Magnitude – 14.5 Limiting Photographic Magnitude – 17.0 Secondary Obstruction – 4.0″ …

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Mounts

This is the main page that covers the various mounts that have been used at OOO

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Camera’s

CCD Camera’s There are a number of CCD cameras in use at the Overgaard Outreach Observatory.  These cameras are very special and use a device called a Charge Coupled Device to store an image.  In time there will be a tutorial or two on how these devices work but for the moment it’s best to …

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Filters

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Misc

This page is for miscellaneous equipment that is used at the Overgaard Outreach Observatory

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