T80-South Telescope

The T80-South Telescope is currently in construction and will support the Southern massive astrophysical panchromatic survey (SMAPS).

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

 

T80-South Telescope

Name(s) T80-South Telescope
Status In Construction
Broad Science Goals  
Site Cerro Tololo, Chile
Location Coordinates 30°10′04.31″S
70°48′20.48″W 
Altitude 2178 meters (7145 feet)
Enclosure large enclosure with a roll-off roof
Type Ritchey-Chrétien
Optical Design F#4.5
Field of View Diameter of 1.7 degrees (110 mm) with full optical performance
Diameter of 2.0 degrees (130 mm) diameter with a slight vignetting
Diameter: Primary M1 0.82 meters
Material: Primary M1 fused silica
Diameter: Secondary M2  
Material: Secondary M2  
Mount Equatorial
First Light Date TBD (in construction)
Adaptive Optics  
Images taken with the T80-South Telescope Link
Images of the T80-South Telescope Link
Videos of the T80-South Telescope Link
Press Releases with the T80-South Telescope Link

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