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Alan Fitzsimmons
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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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