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Author Sanwal, B. B.
Source Aryabhatta Research Institute of Observational Sciences (ARIES)
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Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Natural sciences & mathematics ♦ Physics
Subject Keyword CCD imaging ♦ Image Processing
Abstract Two CCD imaging camera systems acquired from Photometries USA have been installed at the Cassegrain focus of 1 meter UPSO telescope. A 384х576 pixels Thomson CCD based camera system has been working since November 1989 and 1024х 1024 pixels Tektronic CCD chip based camera system has been installed in February 1993. The details of their configuration for image acquisition, display and processing are described. The facilities of image processing available at UPSO are also described. A CCD based star tracker/imaging camera has also been acquired and installed in the eyepiece hole of 20 cm guiding telescope, which is an auxiliary telescope of 1 meter reflector. The working of this instrument as star tracker is described.
Part of series basi21-353
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article