Telescopes in Tuorla

2.0 m mm-region Solar radio telescope (MSRT) is being commissioned
1.0 m telescope is in photometric monitoring of BLLac objects
0.7 m Schmidt is operational and freely usable.
0.6 m RC is under instrument change.
0.3 m WFT is under field tests.
0.6 m KVA is used in photometric monitoring of BLLac objects
0.1 m NEW located in lobby of the main building. Used in sunspot watching


Tuorla 1.00 m Dall-Kirkham


1.0 m Dall-Kirkham reflector

  • f/8.45
  • Filter: V
  • CCD: SBIG ST-8
  • control system: PC
  • In Map E

Picture: Tapio Korhonen

Tuorla 0.7 m Schmidt-teleskooppi


0.7 m Schmidt telescope

  • f/2.5
  • Filter: B V R
  • CCD:
  • control system: PC
  • In Map H

Picture: Tapio Korhonen

Tuorla 0.39 m zenith telescope


0.39 m zenith telescope

  • f/18
  • Filter: visual
  • Instrument: ocular micrometer
  • In Map G

Picture: Perttu Keinänen

Tuorla 0.6 m RC-teleskooppi


0.6 m Ritchey-Chrétien telescope

  • f/13
  • Filter: U B V R I
  • Piirola photo- polarimeter
  • control system: PC
  • In Map L

Picture: Perttu Keinänen

Tuorla 0.40 m Väisälä-Schmidt camera


0.40 m Väisälä-Schmidt camera

  • f/2.6
  • Filter: visual
  • Instrument: photographic plate
  • control system: manual
  • In Map K

Picture: Perttu Keinänen

La Palma KVA 0.6 m teleskooppi


La Palma KVA 0.6 m Cassegrain telescope

  • f/15
  • Filter:
  • CCD:SBIG ST-8
  • control system: PC

Picture: Matti Koskimies

La Palma 0.3 m wide field camera


La Palma 0.3 m astrograph


La Palma 0.4 optical monitor


La Palma 0.356 m Celestron CM-1400

  • f/11
  • Filters:
  • CCD:
  • Biggyback at 60 cm telescope

Pictures: Perttu Keinänen

Tuorla 2 m mm wave Solar radio telescope


Tuorla 2.0 m mm wave Solar radio telescope


  • In Map M

Pictures: Perttu Keinänen

Tuorla GPS station


Tuorla GPS station


  • In Map N

Pictures: Perttu Keinänen

Tuorla 0.10 m Newton telescope


0.10 m Newton telescope

  • f/10
  • Filter: solar
  • Instrument: naked eye
  • control system: none

Picture: Perttu Keinänen

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The Swiss solar polarimeter system


The Swiss solar polarimeter system

  • Filter:
  • control system: PC

Picture: Kai Wiik

  • A : base line
  • B : Test tower
  • E : 1.0 m telescope tower
  • G : 0.39 m Zenith tower
  • H : 0.7 m Schmidt telescope
  • I : Astrolab
  • J : 0.25 m Zenith tower
  • K : 0.4 m Väisälä-Schmidt
  • L : 0.6 m RC telescope
  • M : 2 m Radio-telescope
  • N : GPS station
  • O : The Swiss solar polarimeter system
Tuorla
  • H. A. Alikoski, Tähtitaivas No:36 1978, Turun URSA
  • Modified by P. Keinänen 1999
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