Grubb & Parsons 1.0m Telescope

Model: 
1.0m Telescope

The 1-m Elizabeth telescope was built by Grubb Parsons in 1964 and erected orginally in Cape Town. The telescope has the following specifications: Cassegrain Focus: f/16, ~12.94 arcsec/mm (CCD) Instrumentation: SAAO CCD Camera, UCT CCD Photometer Accessories: Offset-guider and acquisition box, Autoguider Baffle System: 8' Diameter unobstructed field at Cassegrain Finder: 100mm f/10 refractor.

Category: 
Telescope
Disciplines: 
Astronomy
Life Expectancy: 
50years
Location
South African Astronomical Observatory
Old Fraserburg Road
Sutherland
6920

Contact Person/s

Name: Dr Ramotholo Sefako
Phone: +27 21-447-0025
Email: rrs@saao.ac.za