OmegaCAM at the VST

Summary

OmegaCAM is the wide-field imager for the Cassegrain focus of the VLT Survey Telescope (VST) on Paranal, a 2.6m modified Richie-Chretien alt-az telescope designed specifically for wide-field imaging. OmegaCAM @ VST starts regular service observations October 15, 2011.

NOTE: Most of the information presented in these pages is courtesy of the VST and OmegaCAM consortia, and is continously updated/completed as experience in regular operations is gathered.

Content of these pages

The following items are available on all the OmegaCAM pages, using the bar on the left.

Contact Information

  • Questions related to service mode observations and proposal preparation should be addressed to the User Support Department.
  • Please send us your comments, suggestions and report errors and inaccurate statements in the web pages and manuals.