(Inofficial) HOMEPAGE OF ROZHEN OBSERVATORY (BULGARIA)

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Location

ROZHEN OBSERVATORY is located in the Rhodopian mountains, about 90km south of Plovdiv.

  1. Altitude: 1800m
  2. Coordinates: 41° 43' N, 24° 43' E
  3. nearest town: Chepelare (Co. Smoljan); distance: ca 15 km
  4. Operator: Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Sofia

Instrumentation

There are three telescopes available on ROZHEN OBSERVATORY:

  1. 2m Ritchey Chretien telescope
  2. Detectors

    1. SBIG-ST6 and ST8 CCD cameras
    2. Finnish nitrogen cooled CCD Camera ( ? x ? pixels^2)
    3. Spectographs

  3. 0.6m Cassegrain telescope
  4. Detectors

    1. One-channel photometer

  5. 50/70 cm Schmidt-camera
  6. Detectors

    1. Photographic plates
    2. Future: CCD??

  7. Solar telescope (not yet available)
  8. Detectors

    1. Spectrometer with lineary CCD (available)
    2. Photoheliometer (N/A)

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First Version: 12th September 1996
Last update: 6th March 1997