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Automatic Photometric Telescope APT

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The Automatic Photometric Telescope

Automatic Photometric Telescope
Another first for Crayford Manor House Astronomical Society is the automatic photoelectric telescope designed and built by Jack Ells. This instrument undertakes photometry unaided throughout the night and was the most productive amateur telescope in the UK during it's use.

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A typical APT Result


The APT is currently under repair - details here
Related Papers
BAA Journal (scanned pages) Part I
APT_diagramt.jpg
PAPERS_JBAA_1989-99-6.zip
BAA Journal (scanned) Parts II & III
PAPERS_JBAA_100-1-1990.zip
As above in Word
PAPERS_JBBA_100-1-1990_A-Simple_Photoelectric_Telescope.doc
PM 28A (EMI) Power Supply (scanned)
APT_PowerSupply.zip
Notes on Photon Counting (scanned)
APT_NotesonCounting.zip
Research Notes - part 1 (scanned) 17.8MB
APT_Research_Notes_1.pdf
Research Notes - part 2 (scanned) 0.7MB
APT_Research_Notes_2.pdf
Construction Notes - part 1 (scanned) 3.0MB
APT_Construction_Notes_1.pdf
Construction Notes - part 2 (scanned) 1.2MB
APT_Construction_Notes_2.pdf
64K BBC Micro B computer controller code (scanned) 7.9MB
APT_64K_BBC_Micro_B_code.pdf
Photon Counting Circuity
APT_PulseCountingCircitry.zip
A Microcomputer-assisted photoelectric photometry system
PAPERS_JBAA_96_4-1986t.jpg
PAPERS_JBAA_96-4-1986.zip
Results 1993-1995
The Jack Ells APT at Trottiscliffe: Results summary 1993-1995
APT Star Charts A - C (scanned and inverted)

APT Star Charts D - V (scanned and inverted)


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