SMARTS 1.0-m + Y4KCam

Observing Runs

This telescope avaliable to private users at 600 USD per hour if a sufficient number of nights can be sold to ensure financial viability. Potential partners who are interested in providing thier own instrument are welcome to contact the SMARTS team.

Instructions

User Observing

Classical user observing is avaliable for the 1.0-m + Y4KCam. Resources for observers on telescope operation, data archiving, detector characteristics, and other manuals are provided for support.

User Data Reduction

Reduction guide

IRAF scripts for basic CCD processing and automated photometry for data taken with Y4kCam are provided courtesy of Phil Massey (Lowell). They may be adapted to suit particular science needs of different PIs who use this instrument.