Archives of Photographic PLates for Astronomical USE

Plate from Metcalf Telescope (South Africa)

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Applause ID: dr.3/plates/202_52022
Archive: Metcalf Telescope (South Africa)
Plate number in archive: 10001
Institute: Dr. Karl Remeis-Sternwarte, Bamberg
Observer name: Knigge
Observer notes:
Miscellaneous notes: Boyden no.=047791, Bamberg no.=010001
Bibcode of related paper:
Plate series: Bamberg Southern Sky Patrol
Plate development information:
Plate quality: 1
Plate notes:
Plate format: 16x16 cm
Emulsion: Perutz-Astro
Original recorded date: 1963-10-11
Number of exposures: 1
Observatory name: Harvard-Boyden St.
Observatory site name: Boyden Observatory; Bloemfontein; South Africa
East longitude of the observing site: 26.4047 deg
Latitude of the observing site: -29.0388 deg
Elevation of the observatory site: 1372.0 m
Clear aperture of the telescope: 0.25 m
Focal length of the telescope: 1.24 m
Plate scale of the telescope: 167.0 arcsec/mm
Instrument name:
Observation filter:
Observation method code (following WFPDB):
Observation prism used:
Used grating:
Air temperature:
Calmness (seeing conditions):
Notes on sky conditions:
Filename scan: 010001_1963_h.fits
Header file (DR3): 010001_1963_h.hdr
Length of data axis 1: 14600
Length of data axis 2: 14500
Min. value in the image: 3600
Max. value in the image: 54215
Scanner name: Epson Expression 10000XL
Scanner software: VueScan 9 X32 (9.0.21) Standard Edition
Scanner gamma value: 1.0
Scanner focus: -0.4
Resolution of axis 1: 2400 dpi
Resolution of axis 2: 2400 dpi
Pixel size along axis 1: 10.5833 um
Pixel size along axis 2: 10.5833 um
Scan date and time: Nov. 20, 2012, 9:09 a.m.
Author of the scan: N. Jansen
Notes about the scan: scan orientation: 78
Institute responsible for the scan: Dr. Karl Remeis-Sternwarte, Bamberg