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Jacobus Kapteyn Telescope

JKT Acquisition and Guidance Unit (JAG)


First light: November 1987

Last commissioning:

Designed and built by: RGO

Description: The Acquisition and Guidance box is mounted on the instrument turntable and may be set at any position angle; the usual value for the position angle is zero. This box carries the TV on one side, the autoguider on the other and the drift-scan table, filter wheel and cryostat beneath.

More information: Observers guide to the JKT and JAG-CCD camera

More photos of this instrument: http://www.ing.iac.es/PR/archive/jkt/instruments.html



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Last modified: 11 October 2011