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Table Mountain Observatory Telescopes 

Astro Mechanics 0.6m

Astro Mechanics 0.6m, f/16 or 36 (coude focus) Ritchey-Chretien reflector on a German off-axis equatorial mount. Installed in 1966. 0.6m Telescope
Located in Building TM-12. The telescope operating system is called TCP (Telescope Control Program) and was developed at TMO specifically for the 0.6m. TM12

RCOS 0.4m

RCOS 0.4m, f/8.4 Ritchey-Chretien (Currently not in Service) 

Celestron 11" EdgeHD Optical Tube

Paramount ME equatorial mount.  Installed in 2003.

Located in Building TM-24, the small white dome east of TM-12. The telescope operating system is The Sky software. Tm24


All telescopes can be operated remotely.  The 0.4m telescope includes scripting software for pre-planned observations.  A scripting capability for the 0.6m is in the early stages of development.


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