Cahill Rooftop Observatory

Telescope Calculator

The observatory offers this calculator as a convenience to observers planning their run. The results have not yet been calibrated against real data, so predictions for limiting magnitudes or source counts should be taken as qualitative indications only.

Conditions

Required Values

mag/arcsec2
arcsec

CCD Only

mag
seconds
Equipment

Eyepiece Observing




CCD Observing




Chip Format512×512
FOV 11.5'
Pixel Scale 1.3"
PSF Width 2.6 px
Source
Source Peak Pixel
Background 339 DN/s/pixel