0.8 m (30") Telescope

thirty-inch telescope

See:
Observing Support: 0.8 m Telescope

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

25 May 2016
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