About the Telescope
Ortega Telescope Specifications
Dedicated to James and Sara Ortega on April 12th, 2008.
Manufactured by DFM Engineering.
- Cassegrain design
- 0.8 meter (32-inch) primary mirror
- F/8 focal ratio
- Both primary and seconday mirrors have a near zero expansion substrate
- Tracking accuracy of +/- 0.5 arc seconds in 5 minutes and +/- 5.0 arcseconds in 1 hour