The B&C Spectrograph has a 1200×800 CCD which was replaced with a newer version during summer downtime 2011.

See the Bok Facility Instrument Page for more information.

Characterized 11Aug11 @ ITL

  • Gain - 1.5 e/DN
  • Noise » 2.7 e
  • Full Well » 90,000 e unbinned
  • Dark Current » 5.4 e/pixel/hour
  • Operating CCD temperature: -120C
  • HCTE (@1620 e): 0.999995
  • VCTE (@1620 e): 0.999995
  • ARC Gen1 camera controller
  • Detector serial number - sn5812
  • Pixels: 1200×800 15×15 microns
  • Device type: STA0510A

Click this link for the ITL Detector test report, including QE curve