Visitor Center Roll Off Roof Observatory

The Visitor Center Roll Off Roof Observatory is dedicated to public night observing program, astronomy workshops and overnight telescope observing program.

Visitor Center Roll Off Roof Observatory

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Visitor Center Roll Off Roof Observatory

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

Roll Off roof

Type

Optical 

Optical Design

Ritchey-Chrétien 

Field of View

0.4° x 0.27° (with Canon 60Da)

Diameter: Primary M1

0.4 meters

Material: Primary M1

 

Mount

Equatorial, Paramount ME

First Light Date

2006

Adaptive Optics

None

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