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Homework Help: Determine how much of the sky can be imaged in a single night

  1. Oct 10, 2013 #1
    I am doing an assignment, and am required to work out how much of the sky can be imaged in a single night by a telescope.

    If the amount of celestial sphere that is visible for this particular site is 26360.64 degree squared for the 12 hours.

    The feild of view of the telescope is 2100 x 1700 arc seconds, with a read out time of 5 seconds per exposure.

    How would i figure out how much sky can be imaged over 12 hours?

    I really need help.. this is due tonight :/
    Last edited: Oct 10, 2013
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  3. Oct 10, 2013 #2

    Simon Bridge

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    Welcome to PF;
    That's a cool question - please show us your attempt at it.
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