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    Telescopes


      CAMERAS FOR TELESCOPES

        CCD CAMERA LECTURES, LESSONS, CALCULATORS, APPLETS, ETC.

        CCD IMAGING - Starizona Multimedia CCD Imaging Lessons & Calculators (Text & Images). VERY VERY VERY...EXTENSIVE.
        CCD Imaging Calculators include:
          Pixel Resolution & Field-of-View Calculator INPUT Values include
            "...CCD Camera (Apogee, AstroVid, Canon, FLI, MaxCam, Meade, etc.);
            Telescope (Astro-Physics, Celestron, INTES, etc.); Pixel Binning..."
          Equivalent Exposure Calculator INPUT Values include
            "...Original Luminance (L) Exposure; Original Red (R) Exposure;
            Original Green (G) Exposure; Original Blue (B) Exposure;
            Original CCD Camera; Original Telescope;
            Original Luminance Binning; New Telescope; etc..."
          Ideal Exposure Calculator INPUT Values include
            "...CCD Camera; Test Exposure Time in Minutes;
            Measured Background Value; Percent Contribution from Readout Noise..."
          Flat Field Value Calculator INPUT Values include
            "...CCD Camera; User Defined Full Well Capacity; User Defined System Gain..."
          Eyepiece Projection Calculator INPUT Values includes
            "...Original Telescope Focal Length; Original Telescope Focal Ratio; Eyepiece Focal Length; etc..."
        For more information see Guide to CCD Imaging or Starizona

          Examples of CCD Imaging Lessons include

            Basics of CCD Imaging
            Examples of "Basics of CCD Imaging" Subject Categories include
              "...Introduction to CCD Imaging; Basics of Taking CCD Images; Image Processing; etc..."

            Advanced CCD Techniques
            Examples of "Advanced CCD Techniques" Subject Categories include
              "...Acvanced CCD Equipment; Imaging Techniques; Image Processing; etc..."



        CALCULATOR FOR MAGNITUDE LIMITS FOR CCD & TELESCOPE - L. Bogan VERY VERY EXTENSIVE.
        Magnitude Limit of CCD Camera and Telescope Calculator
          "...determines the response of a telescope and CCD camera to given stars and seeing conditions..."
        Magnitude Limit of CCD Camera and Telescope Calculator INPUT Values include:
          "...Stellar Values: Star's Zenith Distance, V-band Magnitude, etc.;
          Site and Date; Phase and Postion of the Moon, Position of the Sun;
          Telescope and Detector
            Telescope Aperture, Diameter of Secondary Mirror, Number of Mirror surfaces, Pixel Size, Read Noise of CCD, Filter and CCD Parameters, etc...."
        For more information see Astronomy Pages or Larry Bogan's Home Page



        DETERMINATION OF THE LIMITING MAGNITUDE OF A TELESCOPE - L. Bogan VERY EXTENSIVE.
        Determination of the Limiting Magnitude of a Telescope Calculator INPUT Values include:
          "...Aperture; Telescope Power; Visual Magnitude Limit; Cleanliness;
          Color Index of Star; Zenith Distance; Extinction Coefficient; etc..."
        For more information see Astronomy Pages or Larry Bogan's Home Page





      TELESCOPES: DESIGN, EYEPIECE, FOCAL LENGTH, ETC.

        TELESCOPE CALCULATORS, APPLETS & SIMULATIONS

        THE N.A.A. TELESCOPE CALCULATOR - Naperville Astronomical Association VERY EXTENSIVE.
        Telescope Calculator
          "...will compute the values of a number of paramaters for any telescope & eyepiece combinations you enter..."
        Telescope Calculator INPUT Values include:
          "...Objective Diameter in inches or millimeters;
          Telescope's Focal Length;
          Eyepiece Specifications; etc..."
        Telescope Calculator OUTPUT Values include:
          "...Determine your pupil size;
          Theoretical Magnitude limits your telescope;
          Theoretical Resolution limits for your telescope; etc..."
        For more information see the Naperville Astronomical Association



        TELESCOPE & EYEPIECE WITH PRESET DATA CALCULATORS & APPLETS

        KEN'S TELESCOPE CALCULATOR - K.L. Hess VERY VERY VERY...EXTENSIVE.
        Ken's Telescope Calculator
          "...takes the objective diameter, f ratio, focal length, eyepiece apparent field, and eyepiece focal length as required to calculate the estimated objective performance, telescope magnification, magnification per inch, true field, exit pupil size, etc..."
        Ken's Telescope Calculator INPUT Values include:
          Objective Parameters
            "...Units of Measurement; Diameter of Objective; Focal Length of Objective; Barlow Lens X Factor; etc..."
          Estimated Objective Performance
            "...Aperture Gain; Faintest Star, Visually; Max Field of View for Questar 3.5 at Visual;
            Max Field of View for 1.25" Focuser; Max Field of View for 2" Focuser;
            Max Field of View for 4" Focuser; Dawes Resolution; etc..."
          Estimated Eyepiece Characteristics
            "...Eyepiece Name; Eyepiece Apparent Field; Eyepiece Focal Length;
            Magnification; Magnification per inch; etc..."
        For more information see Kenneth L. Hess' Home Page



        TELESCOPE DESIGN CALCULATORS & APPLETS

        TELESCOPE CALCULATOR - Highlands Astronomical Society, Inverness, Scotland VERY EXTENSIVE.
        Telescope Calculator
          "...Use this calculator to calculate some of the most important aspects of your telescope..."
        Telescope Calculator INPUT Values include:
          "...Aperture;
          Focal Ratio or Length;
          Eyepiece; Apparent Field;
          Barlow Lens..."
        Telescope Calculator OUTPUT Values include:
          "...Magnification Range;
          Light Grasp;
          Resolving Power;
          Limiting Magnitude;
          Magnification;
          True Field;
          Exit Pupil..."
        For more information see Highlands Astronomical Society





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