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Jacobus Kapteyn Telescope

JAG: JKT Acquisition and Guidance Unit

First light (at ING): November 1987.

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.

Time allocations:
Nights scheduled since semester 2007B

Observers guide to the JKT and JAG-CCD camera

Research impact:

Publications (18 from ING paper count)


Photo archive (1)

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Last modified: 08 November 2023