Manuals

Wise Observatory - Manuals

Following manuals and documents are available:

  1. The "Wise Observatory One Meter Telescope manual" - describes the 1 meter telescope, its instruments and operation. Available in Postscript format and in PDF format.
     

  2. The paper "The optical design of the 40-in. telescope and of the Irenee DuPont telescope at Las Campanas Observatory, Chile." by Bowen, I. S. and Vaughan, A. H., Jr., published in Applied Optics, 1973, 12, 1430-1434 - describes the design of the Las Campanas 40-inch telescope which is the twin of the Wise Observatory 1 meter telescope and thus the information is relevant. Available in Postscript format and in PDF format.
     

  3. The "Wise Observatory C18 Telescope Manual" - describes the operation of C18 telescope and its camera. Available in Postscript format and in PDF format.
     

  4. The "C18 manual" in HEBREW - written by Assaf Berwald - describes the C18 telescope and some of the operation. The operation part is out-dated but the document includes valuable information about the telescope. Available in Postscript format and in PDF format.
     

  5. The paper "The Centurion 18 Telescope of the Wise Observatory" by Noah Brosch, David Polishook, Avi Shporer, Shai Kaspi, Assaf Berwald, and Ilan Manulis, published in Astrophysics and Space Science, 2008, 314, 163-176 - describes the C18 telescope and science done with it. Available in Postscript format and in PDF format.
     

  6. Information about the filters and CCDs available for the instruments at the Wise Observatory (including transmission curves) are available at this web site. See the README files for information in each directory.
     

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