Visitor Center Levine 0.4-meter Telescope

The Visitor Center Levine 0.4-meter Telescope is dedicated to public night observing program, astronomy workshops and overnight telescope observing program.

Visitor Center Levine 0.4-meter Telescope

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Visitor Center Levine 0.4-meter Telescope

Status

Operational

Broad Science Goals

Public night observing program 

Astrophotography workshops

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

Dome

Type

Optical 

Optical Design

Ritchey-Chrétien 

Field of View

0.38° x 0.25° (with Canon 60Da)

Diameter: Primary M1

0.4 meters

Material: Primary M1

 

Mount

Equatorial

First Light Date

2014

Adaptive Optics

None

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