Mont4k is a CCD direct imager at the Kuiper 61" telescope on Mt. Bigelow.

  • Characterized 07Aug13 @ ITL
  • ARC Gen3 controller upgrade August, 2013
  • Gain - 3.1 e-/DN (left) and 3.1 e-/DN (right)
  • Noise - 5.0 e- (left) and 5.0 e- (right)
  • Full Well
    • 81,000 e- unbinned
    • 91,000 e- binned 2×2
    • >200,000 e- binned 3×3 (65k DN limited)
  • Dark Current - 16.6 e-/pixel/hour
  • Operating CCD temperature: -125C
  • ARC Gen3 camera controller
  • Detector serial number - sn3088
  • Photon Transfer Curves
  • Device type: Fairchild CCD486
  • Pixels:4096×4096 15×15 microns