Marek Chrastina

e-mail: chrastina@kozmos.sk



Updated: 4.VII.2010

 

Photos - Hlohovec Observatory



Hlohovec Observatory

Hlohovec Observatory & Planetarium

the observatory entrance

Jaslovské Bohunice nuclear power plant (close to Hlohovec)

preparing of observation

schoolmate Szász at his computer

life at Hlohovec Observatory

extreme programming

data processing

 

Main Telescope Dome Building

dome with closed slit

entrance

dome building

hill

dome building with opened slit

stairs to the dome

 

stairs to the dome

 

Cassegrain 600/2400/7500

Cassegrain and attached Kepler 110/750

Cassegrain and closed slit

Cassegrain and attached coronograph

Cassegrain and attached Kepler 110/750

Cassegrain and attached Zeiss Spiegelobjektiv 5,6/1000 (on the left)

right ascension axis motor drive

right ascension slow-motion motor

additional balance weights for telescope mounting

 

Mirrors of the Cassegrain 600/2400/7500 and new focuser

primary mirror

primary mirror

secondary mirror

removing secondary mirror and spider

attaching focusing mount and new spider

focusing mount adjustments


Single-channel photoelectric photometer and problems with it

photoelectric photometer

high voltage power supply repairs

high voltage power supply repairs

preparing to the automation

preparing to the automation

main power supply maintainance

main power supply maintainance

the burial place of the photometer

 

CCD camera SBIG ST9-XE and filter wheel SBIG CFW-8

CCD camera mounted on the Spiegelobjektiv

view through the slit

attaching square-shaped filters onto the filter wheel

filter wheel with attached square-shaped filters

disassembled filter wheel and CCD camera

disassembled filter wheel and CCD camera

the powwow

filter wheel repairs

mounting CCD camera on the Cassegrain 600/2400