A New AP-6 CCD Camera for the Sproul 24-Inch Refractor
 
by
 
H.J. Augensen, Widener University
W.D. Heintz, Swarthmore College
M.R. Schultz, Widener University

 

 

Central Pennsylvania Consortium Astronomer's Meeting
Franklin & Marshall College
Saturday, 25 April 1998

 

 

 

 

 

I. Introduction Past Research at Sproul Observatory

 
Brief History

24-inch Refractor Seeing Limitations Limiting Magnitudes Research Projects Legacy of Past Projects  

 

 

II. The Apogee AP-6 Camera
Kodak KAF 1000 Chip System Conversion & Misc Info Cooling Camera Head  AP-6 Camera Mounted on 24-Inch  Filter Wheel PMIS software Computer  

 

 

 

III. The New Layout & Observing Room (Alcove)

 

 

 

 

IV. Future Research Projects at Sproul

 
Short Period Variables

Long Period & Unusual Variables  
 
 
 
 Images Taken
(Web Page)
 

  http://www.science.widener.edu/~schultz/sproul.html