DIMM3 Seeing Monitor

The DIMM3 Seeing Monitor is an automatic seeing monitor mounted on top of Cerro Pachón, on the east side of the Gemini South telescope building.

DIMM3 Seeing Monitor

Name(s) DIMM3 Seeing Monitor

Status

Operational

Broad Science Goals

Automatic Seeing Monitor based on MASS/DIMM concept. The goal is provide atmospheric seeing for users of Cerro Pachon Telescopes.

Site

Cerro Pachón, Chile

Location Coordinates

30º 14’ 41.27” S
70º 44’ 51.80" W

Altitude

2737 meters (8980 feet)

Enclosure

7 feet AstroHaven clamshell dome

Type

Optical Telescope

Optical Design

Schmidt–Cassegrain

Field of View

 

Diameter: Primary M1

0.25 meters

Material: Primary M1

 

Mount

Equatorial Astro-physics 900GTO

First Light Date

2008

Adaptive Optics

None

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