DIMM2 Seeing Monitor

The DIMM2 Seeing Monitor is an automatic seeing monitor mounted on top of Cerro Tololo InterAmerican Observatory since 2000. It was originally named RoboDIMM.

DIMM2 Seeing Monitor

Name(s)

DIMM2 Seeing Monitor 

Status

Operational

Broad Science Goals

Automatic seeing monitor based on the MASS/DIMM concept, to provide atmospheric seeing information for users of Cerro Tololo Telescopes.

Site

Cerro Tololo, Chile

Location Coordinates

30º 10’ 04.33"S

70º 48’ 19.36"W

Altitude

2207 meters (7240 feet)

Enclosure

Canvas dome

Type

Optical Telescope

Optical Design

Ritchey–Chrétien 

Field of View

 

Diameter: Primary M1

0.4 meters

Material: Primary M1

 

Mount

Equatorial, Astro-Physics 1100GTO mount.

First Light Date

2000

Adaptive Optics

None

Images taken with the DIMM2 Seeing Monitor 

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Images of the DIMM2 Seeing Monitor 

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Videos of the DIMM2 Seeing Monitor 

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Press Releases with the DIMM2 Seeing Monitor 

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