RIAAM observatory, telescopes and equipment:

  • Observatory:
    • Dome size: 5 meter – Aluminum
    • Location: 37.40 N 26 E
  • Telescopes:
    • Meade LX200 12 inches2
    • Skywatcher 100ED APO 5elements3
    • Skywatcher 12 inches dobsonian4
  • Equipment:
    • EQ6-Pro equatorial mount5
    • CCD DMK 31AU036
    • CCD QHY-67
    • Shelyak LHiress III spectrograph8
    • Imaging narrowband and broadband filter set
    • Solar h-alpha filter
  • Projects and activities:
    • Solar Spectrum atlas from 4000 to 7000 A
    • Sunspot spectrum atlas from 4000 to 7000 A
    • Lithium 7 abundance and 7/6 ratio
    • Research on narrowband and broadband filters in astrophotography and issues
    • Astrophotography
    • Educational programs for schools and universities
    • Cooperating in MSc and PhD student thesis
    • …….