Swiss T70 telescope (decommissioned)
The Swiss T70 telescope was installed on La Silla in 1980, replacing the Swiss 0.4-metre telescope, the previous Swiss national telescope. Like the Swiss 0.4-metre telescope, this telescope was equipped with the P7 photometer, which is a two-channel photometer for quasi-simultaneous measurements in the 7-filter Geneva photometric system. In 1998, when the Swiss 1.2-metre Leonhard Euler Telescope became operational at La Silla, the Swiss T70 telescope was decommissioned.
High precision photometry.
Swiss T70 telescope
|Name:||Swiss T70 telescope|
|Optical design:||Cassegrain reflector|
|Diameter. Primary M1:||0.70 m|
|Material. Primary M1:||N/A|
|Diameter. Secondary M2:||N/A|
|Material. Secondary M2:||N/A|
|Mount:||Equatorial fork mount|
|First Light date:||8 August 1980|
|Decommissioning date:||Decommissioned in 1998|