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U.S. Air Force Telescope

Telescope for U.S. Air Force!

Colorado we are comming!

ASA is proud to announce an order of the United States Air Force! A telescope that does robotic space debris search. The system that is also well suited for exoplanet search and orbital detection is already delivered to U.S. Air Force.

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Colorado we are comming!

Telescope for U.S. Air Force!

Customer Statement

“AstroSysteme Austria (ASA) delivered and installed a 1-meter (f/6) equatorial fork mount Ritchey-Chrétien reflectiong telescope to our observatory on Tuesday, 8 October 2019. The telescope was operational in just two days (including creation of the initial pointing file) …

 

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Challenge

The telescope system will be used to:

  • support cadet and faculty research projects
  • connect the Falcon Telescope Network across the world
  • study man-made, Earth-orbiting objects and deep-space natural phenomena such as planets orbiting other stars

Our Solution

THE ASA EQ1000, an 1 m equatorial telescope:

  • Direct Drive motors
  • All axis with absolute encoder
  • Unguided blind tracking performance
  • Derotator with encoder system

Products in use

ASA EQ1000 f6.76

1000mm Ritchey-Chrétien equatorial telescope f6.76 f2

  • Optical design: RC Ritchey-Chrétien
  • Focal ratio: f6.76
  • Focus: Cassegrain
  • Central obstruction: 35%
  • Back focus: 301mm
  • Field of view: 150mm
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