0.9-meter Coudé Feed Telescope

The 0.9-meter Coudé Feed Telescope consists of a 0.9 m alt-azimuth three-mirror telescope with a dedicated spectrograph system.

0.9-meter Coudé Feed Telescope

Name(s)

0.9-meter Coudé Feed Telescope

Status

Operational

Broad Science Goals

The coudé spectrograph is a versatile instrument capable of intermediate to high resolution (~ 3.6 Å – 20 mÅ) over a wide range of wavelengths (3000 Å – 16,000 Å).

Site

Kitt Peak National Observatory, Arizona, USA

Location Coordinates

31º 57’ 29.4" N

111º 35’ 53.8" W

Altitude

2096 m (6877 ft)

Enclosure

Tower

Type

Optical 

Optical Design

Coudé Feed

Field of View

3 arc-min

Diameter: Primary M1

0.9 meters

Material: Primary M1

 

Mount

Alt-Azimuthal 

First Light Date

 

Adaptive Optics

None

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