WAT-910BD - Asteroid Occultation Updates

Report
WAT-910BD – A New and More
Sensitive Integrating Video Camera
Hristo Pavlov
5 Oct 2013
31-st IOTA Annual Meeting
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Integrating Cameras from Watec
• WAT-120N & WAT-120N+
• WAT-910HX
• WAT-910BD – two times more sensitive than
WAT-910HX
• WAT-910HX – new batch (serial numbers starting
with 1001 will use the same sensor as WAT910BD)
1.2 sec Exposure, Gamma = 1, Gain = Max
14” LX-200 ACF, Visual Limiting Mag = 4.5
WAT-120N
WAT-910BD
WAT-910HX
Star Field (USNO-B1)
1.2 sec Exposure, Gamma = 1, Gain = Max
14” LX-200 ACF, Visual Limiting Mag = 4.5
WAT-120N (~14.5 mag)
WAT-910HX (~15.5 mag)
WAT-910BD (~16.0 mag)
Star Field (USNO-B1)
WAT-910BD – A Board Camera
WAT-910BD – Unique Features
• Board Camera
• Digital Video Output
• Allows Computer Control
Questions?

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