The Observatory has two permanently mounted C14 telescopes.
Each is an optical tube assembly from the
series of Celestron
telescopes, installed on a
Bisque Paramount ME
robotic-capable telescope mount.
The optical specification is 14-inch (356mm) Schmidt-Cassegrain design
operating at f/11 (3910mm focal length). Custom-built dewcaps were
The telescopes have Van Slyke Engineering Omega 2.7" focusers, VSE "Mega-Port
Sidewinders", and matching CCD cameras installed.
Each camera has 6.3 million 9x9 micron pixels in an array of 3072 x 2048 giving a
field of view of 18 x 24 arcmin.