STL-11000M Camera


The camera is a large-format research-grade CCD with 4008 × 2672 active pixels (35mm film format, 11 megapixels) from Santa Barbara Instrument Groups.

The camera field of view is about 37 × 26 arcminutes. Its resolution is 0.56 arcsec/pixel. Given that local seeing is significantly worse than that (likely on the order of two arcseconds), we can recreate exactly images received by the telescope; see the Nyquist Sampling Theory for additional information.