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Kuiper 61" Telescope

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The Kuiper 61" Telescope is located on Mt. Bigelow in the Catalina Mountains north of Tucson. Astronomers from the University of Arizona, Arizona State University and Northern Arizona University compete for observing time on the telescope. Below are links to the optical and instrument specifications to assist observers.

 

Kuiper 61" Specifications

Location Specifications

Longtitude

-110.7345

Latitude

32.4165

Elevation

8235 ft.

Telescope Specifications

Aperture

1.54 m

Focal Length  

9.6 m

Mount

Equatorial with limit of 65-degrees N

Additional Information on telescope specifications

Additional information regarding optical specifications

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