Author Archives: Nick Konidaris

The transient universe as seen by iPTF and ZTF

I’m attending The transient universe as seen by iPTF and ZTF meeting in Stockholm Sweden. Discussion will range from circumstellar interaction, cosmology, and asteroid science to details about the iPTF, and ZTF surveys. I’m keen to learn about all anticipated … Continue reading

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Atels #6113 and #6114

First SED Machine classifications: Atels 6113 and 6114! Continue reading

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SED Machine Assembled Camera

The SED Machine camera (120-mm f/5.5) operates over a pretty broad wavelength range (360 nm — 1000 nm) and delivers absolutely beautiful images. It’s a Petzval-like lens with an external (real) pupil about one camera focal length in front. The … Continue reading

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Potting of SED Machine Optics

The SED Machine optics were potted back in October of 2013. These

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