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CCD and IR Detector Characteristics


The information on this page provides the characteristics for the various CCDs and IR detectors in use on Kitt Peak. The CCD characteristics are also available in the CCD Characteristics Manual kept at each telescope.

KPNO - Detectors

KPNO - Available Detectors

IR Instruments

WIYN - Detectors

WIYN - Available Detectors

IR Instruments




KPNO CCD Instruments


T2KA
Specifications Quantum Efficiency Curve
Flatfield Images

Raw B-Flat

Raw I-Flat

Raw R-Flat

Raw U-Flat

Raw V-Flat

Raw Zero
T2KB
Specifications Quantum Efficiency Curve
Flatfield Images at Prime Focus

Raw B-Flat

Raw I-Flat

Raw R-Flat

Raw U-Flat

Raw V-Flat

Raw Zero
LB1A
Specifications Quantum Efficiency Curve

CCD: (LB1A 1980x800)

        Format       : 1980 x 800
        Gain         : 2.5 e-/adu
        Read Noise   : 7 e-
        Dark Current : 20-80 electrons/(20 minutes)
        Pixel size   : 15 micro
        Pixel scale  : Instrument/Telescope dependent
             
             
             

Images

Ave. Dark (100s)

Ave. Zero
F3KB
Specifications Quantum Efficiency Curve
Flatfield Images

Raw Flat

Raw Zero
TI5
Specifications Quantum Efficiency Curve
Flatfield Images

Raw B-Flat

Raw I-Flat

Raw R-Flat

Raw U-Flat

Raw V-Flat

Raw Zero
MOSAIC 1.1
Specifications Quantum Efficiency Curve

Please find detector information starting in section (2.0) of the MOSAIC 1.1 Manual

Flatfield Images
Raw
g SDSS k1017
Raw
ha16 H-alpha+16nm k1013
Raw
ha H-alpha k1009
Raw
O3 OIII N2 k1014
Raw
Ud Dey custom U k1045
Raw
Us solid U k1044
GOLDCAM (F3KC)
Specifications Quantum Efficiency Curve
Flatfield Images

Raw Henear 17.8

Raw Henear 17.25

Raw Quartz 17.8

Raw Quartz 17.25

Raw Zero
MARS CAM (LBNL)
Specifications Quantum Efficiency Curve

CCD: (LBNL 1980x800)

        Format       : 1980 x 800
        Gain         : 2.0 e-/adu
        Read Noise   : 8.0 e-
        Dark Current : 10-25 electrons/hour
        Pixel size   : 15 microns
        Pixel scale  : 0.8618"/pix
              (determined from 700 stars in M15
              imaged through an I-band filter)
              (quadratic term in solution)

No Images Available


WIYN CCD Instruments

STA1
Specifications Quantum Efficiency Curve

Preliminary characterisicts page
Comprehensive characteristics page
Raw Images

900 NM Flat

Raw Zero
OPTIC
Specifications Quantum Efficiency Curve
Flat Field Images

Raw B-Flat

Raw I-Flat

Raw R-Flat

Raw U-Flat

Raw V-Flat

Raw Zero
MINI MOSAIC
Specifications Quantum Efficiency Curve
Flat Field Images

Raw B-Flat

Raw I-Flat

Raw R-Flat

Raw U-Flat

Raw V-Flat

Raw Zero

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