0.8 m (30") Telescope

0.8 m telescope
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Instruments

f/3.0 focus

Prime Focus Corrector (PFC)

Optical

Primary Mirror

Diameter

76.7 cm (30.2")

Focal length

2.29 m (90")

F-ratio

3.0

Prime Focus Corrector (PFC)

Focal length

2.272 m

F-ratio

2.98

Field of view

46.2 x 46.2 arcmin

Plate scale

1.3553 arcsec/CCD pixel

Mechanical

Primary Mirror

Weight

118 kg (260 lbs)

Thickness

12.7 cm (5")

Material

fused silica

Telescope Tube

Diameter

89.4 cm (35.2")

Length

2.29 m (90")

Dome

Diameter

6.1 m (20')

Historical

Construction

Completed

1970

PFC

commissioned 1993

Contractor

Telescope

Boller and Chivens Division, the Perkin-Elmer Co.

Dome

Ash-Domes

0.8 m (30") Telescope

f/3.0 focus

Prime Focus Corrector (PFC)