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 The observatory houses a [[https://​www.meade.com/​telescopes/​acf-cassegrain/​lx850-acf-14-f-8.html|14-inch (0.35m) Meade ACF LX850]] on a fixed Altair Astro pier. The telescope can be used visually or with a camera. We have an The observatory houses a [[https://​www.meade.com/​telescopes/​acf-cassegrain/​lx850-acf-14-f-8.html|14-inch (0.35m) Meade ACF LX850]] on a fixed Altair Astro pier. The telescope can be used visually or with a camera. We have an
-[[https://​www.atik-cameras.com/​product/​atik-one-6-0/​|ATIK One 6.0 CCD camera]], and [[https://​astronomy-imaging-camera.com/​products/​asi-cooled-cameras/​asi1600mc-cool/|ZWO ASI1600MC-C]] and [[https://​astronomy-imaging-camera.com/​products/​usb-2-0/asi120mm/|ZWO ASI120MM]] CMOS cameras. The dome is a [[https://​www.pulsarastro.com|Pulsar Observatories]] 2.7m full height dome. During the night all observations can be carried out at an observing desk within ARC. Software control is via [[http://​www.bisque.com/​sc/​pages/​TheSkyX-Professional-Edition.aspx|The Sky X Pro]] for the mount/dome and [[http://​diffractionlimited.com/​product/​maxim-dl|Maxim DL]] for image/data acquisition.+[[https://​www.atik-cameras.com/​product/​atik-one-6-0/​|ATIK One 6.0 CCD camera]], and [[https://​astronomy-imaging-camera.com/​product/​asi1600mc-cool|ZWO ASI1600MC-C]] and [[https://​astronomy-imaging-camera.com/​product/​asi120mm|ZWO ASI120MM]] CMOS cameras. The dome is a [[https://​www.pulsarastro.com|Pulsar Observatories]] 2.7m full height dome. During the night all observations can be carried out at an observing desk within ARC. Software control is via [[http://​www.bisque.com/​sc/​pages/​TheSkyX-Professional-Edition.aspx|The Sky X Pro]] for the mount/dome and [[http://​diffractionlimited.com/​product/​maxim-dl|Maxim DL]] for image/data acquisition.
  
 In addition, we have two portable [[https://​www.meade.com/​telescopes/​acf-cassegrain/​ls-6-acf-f-10-lightswitch-telescope.html|Meade LS-6 ACF]] telescopes for use with Level 3 MSc Projects plus public events. ​ In addition, we have two portable [[https://​www.meade.com/​telescopes/​acf-cassegrain/​ls-6-acf-f-10-lightswitch-telescope.html|Meade LS-6 ACF]] telescopes for use with Level 3 MSc Projects plus public events. ​
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 |{{:​public:​teaching_observatory:​screen_shot_2018-05-29_at_13.40.20.png?​400|}}| **The Ring Nebula on 28 May 2018. The central exposed white dwarf has V=15.2**| |{{:​public:​teaching_observatory:​screen_shot_2018-05-29_at_13.40.20.png?​400|}}| **The Ring Nebula on 28 May 2018. The central exposed white dwarf has V=15.2**|
 |{{:​public:​teaching_observatory:​screen_shot_2018-05-29_at_13.50.14.png?​300|}}| **Globular Cluster M13 on 28 May 2018. **| |{{:​public:​teaching_observatory:​screen_shot_2018-05-29_at_13.50.14.png?​300|}}| **Globular Cluster M13 on 28 May 2018. **|
-|{{:​public:​teaching_observatory:​ven_173443_g4_ap1_conv.png?​300|}}| **Venus in the daytime on 7 June 2018, diameter 13 arcsec. **| +|{{:​public:​teaching_observatory:​ven_173443_g4_ap1_conv.png?​300|}}| **Venus in the daytime on 7 June 2018, diameter 13 arcsec. ​UV filter 320-380nm ​**| 
 +|{{:​public:​teaching_observatory:​ven_182619_e11111000_ap6_conv_b.png?​300|}}| **Venus in the daytime on 21 June 2018, diameter 15 arcsec. 7nm H-alpha filter **|
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