Observatories (Overview)

Sternwarte  Muhen

Location:  
Altitude:  
47° 19' 42" N / 08° 03' 33" E  
465 m asl.  
ID:  
IAU code:  
MUH
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Internet:  
Speed:  
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Optics / Equipment:

   Reflector type Schmidt-Cassegrain D = 300 mm
    - Focus 1: f = 3000 mm (f/10)
    - Focus 2: f = 1890 mm (f/6.3)
  
Refractor D = 150 mm, f = 1200 mm (f/8)
  
Schiefspiegler (Yolo) D = 110 mm, f = 2720 mm (f/25), mobile
  
Dobson D = 521 mm, f = 2218 mm (f/4.25), mobile
  
Dobson D = 270 mm, f = 1845 mm (f/6.8), mobile


Competences / Fields  of  activities:

No.    Competence    Sub-Field    Equipment
                    
1    Solar Observation    1.1 White light
1.2 H-alpha light
1.3 Calcium light
1.4 Sun spots
   Herschelkeil
Filter (narrow band)
Filter (narrow band)
                    
4    Astrospectroscopy    4.1 Spectroscopy
   Littrow Spectrograph
    Gratings: 1200 L/mm
                    
5    Radioastronomy    5.1 Solar radiation
5.2 Solar bursts
   LWA (long Wavelength Array) 20 – 80 MHz
LPDA (log. Periodic Dipol Array) 45 – 870 MHz
Receiver: Up-Converter (Heterodyne Receiver)
e-Callisto Radio Spectrometer (ETHZ)
                    
8    Astronomical Imaging    8.1 Sun
8.2 Moon
8.3 Planets
8.4 Asteroids
8.5 Comets
8.6 Deep Sky
   DSLR, CCD, CMOS
                    
13    Radioactivity    13.1 Geiger-Müller Counter      


Remarks:

   The observatory Muhen is connected to the International Network of Solar Radio Spectrometers and registers permanently the solar radio bursts, using three Radio Helio Spectrometers (see station SWISS-MUHEN).


Contacts:

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