CHI-6 is an Officina Stellare RH200, a 20-cm F3 reflector, situated in the Rio Hurtado valley, Chile. It is equipped with a set of Astrodon astrophotography filters and thanks to its wide field of view it's an ideal instrument astrophotography of large nebulae.
- 55 credits per hour of utilisation
- Aperture: 200 mm (8 inches)
- Focal Length: 600 mm
- F-ratio: 3.0
- Mount: Astro-Physics 1200GTO Equatorial Head Specifications
- Minimum elevation: 32 degrees
- Model: FLI ML 16200 (spec sheet)
- Pixel Size: 6 μm
- Pixel Array: 4500 x 3600
- Pixel Resolution: 2.06 arcsec/pixel
- Cooling: -20 degrees
- Field of View: 2.58 x 2.06 degrees (155 x 124 arcmin)
- Filters (50mm square): Astrodon LRGB 2GEN, Ha (3nm), SII (3nm), OIII (3nm)
- Position angle: Up is -90 degrees E of N
- Allowed exposure times (in seconds): 60, 180, 300, 600, 1200
- Automated calibration: Yes, the images will be provided fully calibrated in FITS format
Special considerations for Advanced Requests
- This telescope doesn't support Automated Scheduling. You will only be able to use Custom scheduling.
- This telescope has a minimum total exposure time constraint of 30 min.
- Observatory name: El Sauce Observatory
- Location: Río Hurtado, Coquimbo Region, Chile
- Coordinates: 30.472529° S, 70.762999° W (Google maps)
- Elevation: 1525 m
- Average seeing: 1.3'' - 1.8''
- MPC code: X02