Merope

Not currently in operation

Technical Data for Merope camera
Format 2Kx2K 13.5-micron pixels
FOV (arcmin) 4.7
Pixel size (1x1 binning, arcsec) 0.139
Pixel size (2x2 binning, arcsec) 0.278
Normal Binning: 2 x 2
Cycle time (readout+overhead; 1x1 binning, s) 80
Cycle time (readout+overhead; 2x2 binning, s) 29
Read noise (e-) 4.0
Gain (e-/ADU) 2.0
Dark current (e-/pix-s) 0.0356
Filters

Johnson-Cousins/Bessell UBVRI, SDSS/PanSTARRS u’g’r’i’z’sYw. Narrowband filters: Hα, Hβ, OIII, D51, Astrodon-UV, Skymapper v, and a 'Hale-Bopp set', consisting of OH, C3, C2, CN, NH narrowband filters.

Description of Standard filters