KPNO DIMM

The KPNO DIMM is an automatic seeing monitor based on the DIMM concept, to provide atmospheric seeing information for users of Kitt Peak Telescopes.

KPNO DIMM

Name(s)

KPNO DIMM 

Status

Operational

Broad Science Goals

Automatic seeing monitor based on the DIMM concept, to provide atmospheric seeing information for users of Kitt Peak Telescopes.

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

Clamshell, Astrohaven 2.1m (7 ft) dome.

Type

Optical 

Optical Design

Schmidt-Cassegrain, LX200 GPS

Field of View

0.364 degrees

Diameter: Primary M1

0.25 meters

Material: Primary M1

 

Mount

Equatorial, AstroPhysics 1100GTO

First Light Date

 

Adaptive Optics

None

Images taken with the KPNO DIMM 

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Images of the KPNO DIMM 

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Videos of the KPNO DIMM 

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Press Releases with the KPNO DIMM 

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