SARA-North Telescope

 

The Southeastern Association for Research in Astronomy (SARA) consortium operates two telescopes: the 0.9 meter SARA-North at Kitt Peak in Arizona, and the 0.6 meter SARA-South at Cerro Tololo in Chile. The SARA consortium members include Florida Institute of Technology, East Tennessee State University, Valdosta State University, Florida International University, Clemson University, Ball State University, Agnes Scott College, University of Alabama, Valparaiso University, Butler University and Texas A&M University-Commerce. 

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SARA-North Telescope

Name(s) SARA-North Telescope
Status Operational
Broad Science Goals  
Site Kitt Peak National Observatory, Arizona, USA
Location Coordinates 111°35'58 W
31°59'26 N
Altitude 2073 meters (6801 feet)
Enclosure Solid tube with covers at the top
Type  
Optical Design  
Field of View  
Diameter: Primary M1 0.96 meters
Material: Primary M1  
Diameter: Secondary M2  
Material: Secondary M2  
Mount German-style equatorial mount
First Light Date 1965
Adaptive Optics  
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