Specialized Solar Instrumentation

The Big Bear Solar Observatory, located in Big Bear, CA is operated by the New Jersey Institute of Technology, the science and engineering university of the State of New Jersey. The hydrogen-alpha solar flare patrol telescope and earthshine telescope are both supported on this mount. It is in continuous operation during daylight hours.

Note how the instrument wiring is routed through a channel and into the mount.

Website: http://www.bbso.njit.edu