Telescopes
Vihorlat National Telescope 100 cm
VNT

 

photo: P. Rapavý

Optical scheme:

Argunov - Faschevskiy (spherical primary mirror)

Aperture:

1000 mm

Focal Length:

9000 mm

Mount:

Fork equatorial with autoguiding

Manufacturer:

Astronomical Observatory Odessa National University

Location:

Main dome of the observatory, 5 meter diameter

The use:

BVRI CCD photometry - monitoring of intermediate polars and other

BVR PEP photometry - targets with fast changes

Detector:

FLI PL1001E; FOV: 9.4 x 9.4 arcmin; Scale: 1.10 arcsec / px with binning 2 x 2

Two channel photoelectric photometer

 

 
Pointer 30 cm

Optical scheme:

Ritchey-Chrétien

Aperture:

300 mm

Focal length:

2400 mm

Mount:

The same as VNT

Manufacturer:

Astronomical Observatory Odessa National University

Location:

Main 5 meter dome of the observatory

The use:

Autoguiding VNT; BVRI CCD photometry in special cases

Detector:

WATEC 902-H2 / FLI PL1001E

FOV: 35.2 x 35.2 arcmin; Scale: 2.06 arcsec / px

 

 
C14 - Celestron Edge HD CGE Pro 1400

Optical scheme:

Schmidt / Cassegrain (EdgeHD)

Aperture:

356 mm

Focal length:

3910 mm

Mount:

CGE Pro,  german equatorial GoTo with autoguiding

Mannufacturer:

Celestron

Location:

ATACAMA observatory

The use:

BVRI CCD photometry - Monitoring of high energy objects

Projekt DWARF

Detector:

CCD camera Moravian Instruments G2-1600

FOV: 13 x 9 arcmin

Scale: 1.05 arcsec / px with binning 2x2

 

 
C11 - Celestron CGEM 1100

Optical scheme:

Schmidt / Cassegrain

Aperture:

280 mm

Focal length:

2800 mm

Mount:

CGEM,  german equatorial GoTo

Manufacturer:

Celestron

Location:

ATACAMA observatory

The use:

BVRI CCD photometry - Eclipsing Binaries

Detector:

CCD camera Moravian Instruments G2-1600

FOV: 17 x 11.5 arcmin; Scale: 1.33 arcsec / px with binning 2x2

 

 
Žiga - Planewave CDK20 (UPJŠ)

Optical scheme:

Corrected Dall-Kirkham

Aperture:

508 mm

Focal Length:

3454 mm

Mount:

Paramount ME,  nemecká paralaktická GoTo

Manufacturer:

Planevawe

Location:

Pavilion of P.J. Šafárik University Košice

The use:

BVRI CCD photometry

Spectroscopy

Detectors:

CCD camera Moravian Instruments G4-16000

FOV: 36 x 36 arcmin, Scale: 1.05 arcsec / px with binning 2x2

Echelle spectrograph eShel – from Shelyak Instruments

Resolution R ~ 12000

 

 
Púpava 28 cm

Púpava

Optical scheme:

Newton

Aperture:

280 mm

Focal length:

1500 mm

Mount:

ODS 300 - german equatorial, manufactured by AO Odessa National University

Manufacturer:

Zakład, Optyki Instrumentalnej " UNIWERSAŁ", Żywiec

Location:

Old observatory

The use:

CCD photometry of CVs, superhumps in SU UMa stars

Detektor:

Meade DSI ProII; FOV 14.3 x 11.4 arcmin; scale 1.16 arcsec / px

 

 
400 mm photolense
Teleobjektiv 400 mm

Optical scheme:

Refractor - photolense

Aperture:

80 mm

Focal length:

400 mm

Mount:

Celestron CG5 - german equatorial GoTo

Manufacturer:

Wetzlar, Germany

Location:

ATACAMA observatory

The use:

CCD photometry of eclipsing binaries - TOM; B V Rc filters

Detector:

CCD camera MII G2-1600; FOV 121 x 81 arcmin; scale 4.9 arcsec/px

 

 
Chermelin 30 cm

Optical scheme:

Newton

Aperture:

300 mm

Focal length:

1500 mm

Mount:

Alt-azimuthal, Dobson

Manufacturer:

AO ONU, MO SZAA Podbiel

Location:

Wooden observatory

The use:

Visual monitoring of CVs

 

 
Meade LightBridge 16"

Optical scheme:

Newton

Aperture:

406 mm

Focal length:

1829 mm

Mount:

Alt-azimuthal, Dobson

Manufacturer:

Meade

Location:

Wooden observatory

The use:

Visual monitoring of CVs

 

 
Bibinar

Bibinar

Optical scheme:

Refractor

Aperture:

2 x 100 mm + 2 x 60 mm

Magnification

25x and 12x

Mount:

Common alt-azimuthal

Manufactorer:

Meopta

Location:

Wooden observatory

The use:

Visual observation of bright variables

 

 
Cassegrain 15 cm

Cassegrain 15cm

Optical scheme:

Meniscus - Cassegrain

Aperture:

150 mm

Focal length:

2250 mm

Mount:

German equatorial Zeiss Ib

Manufacturer:

Zeiss Jena

Location:

Observing point

The use:

Solar observations for public

 

 
Solar Telescope

Coronado

Optical scheme:

Refractor

Aperture:

60 mm

Focal length:

500 mm

Mount:

German equatorial Ziess Ib

Manufacturer:

Coronado

Location:

Observing point

The use:

Solar observations for public

 

 
Hugo 26,5 cm

Optical scheme:

Newton

Aperture:

265 mm

Focal length:

1360 mm

Mount:

German equatorial

Manufacturer:

Zakład Optyki Instrumentalnej " UNIWERSAŁ", Żywiec

Location:

Observing platform for public

The use:

Visual observations for public

 

 


 

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