SMARTS 1.5-meter Telescope

 

The SMARTS Consortium operates four small telescopes on Cerro Tololo in Chile. Membership in SMARTS is open to individuals or institutions, including international partners.

The SMARTS 1.5-Meter Telescope is not currently operational.

For scientists: More details can be found on the science page.

 

SMARTS 1.5-meter Telescope

Name(s) SMARTS 1.5-meter Telescope
Status Operational 
Broad Science Goals  
Site Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory, Chile 
Location Coordinates 30º10′09.43’ S
70º48.24.44’ W
Altitude  
Enclosure  
Type  
Optical Design Cassegrain Reflector telescope
Field of View  
Diameter: Primary M1 1.5 meters
Material: Primary M1  
Diameter: Secondary M2  
Material: Secondary M2  
Mount Equatorial mount
First Light Date 1968
Adaptive Optics  
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