University of Heidelberg

Schmidt telescope

Main mirror diameter 40 cm, corrector plate 25 cm, focal length 90 cm (f:3.6). Built 1963 in the LSW workshop. The large field of view (4 degrees) allow the survey of large fields and, in connection with an objective prism, the simultaneous exposure of numerous stellar spectra, in particular for the purpose of spectral classification.

LSW 50cm 8inch 70cm Schmidt Bruce Zeiss BlueSky Ost Nothing

A photograph of the Landessternwarte Heidelberg-Königstuhl. Click on the picture for more information. A clickable map of the all whole institute area is also available

Gerhard Klare, Gabriella Ramge, Otmar Stahl
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