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The Jacobus Kapteyn Telescope

The Jacobus Kapteyn Telescope (JKT) has a parabolic primary mirror of diameter 1.0m. It is equatorially mounted, on a cross-axis mount, which allows operation east or west of the pier. Normally it is East of the pier, if operation West of the pier is required the user should contact the telescope manager in advance. The secondary is a hyperboloid, which gives a conventional f/15 Cassegrain focus.