Then and Now

The York University Astronomical Observatory is a humble little dual-dome observatory housing a 60cm on one side, and a 40cm on the other. The staff and volunteers of the observatory run multiple projects including, public outreach and original research. When the observatory was built, it was at the north edge Read more…

Notes on MDM

Acquiring Targets, the Red Slit, the Guide Map Acquiring a target on OSMOS was a bit of a learning curve. ┬áThe OSMOS 4x4k CCD can be used with two two different slits, a ‘centre’ slit and an ‘inner’ slit. ┬áThe inner slit is best used if you would like to Read more…