BUSCA Home Page

Summary: The "Bonn University Simultaneous CAmera" (BUSCA) is a CCD camera system which allows simultaneous direct imaging of the same sky area in four colors for the Calar Alto 2.2m telescope in Spain.
Detector: 3x CCD485 Lockheed Martin, 4096 x 4096 pixels with 15µm x 15 µm, frontside devices, 1 CCD485 backside thinned (in the uv channel).
Focal Station: Mounted at Cassegrain focus.
Instrument Responsible: Klaus Reif and Oliver Cordes (at University of Bonn)
Ana Guijarro (at Calar Alto)

General Info
Observer's manual
Technical Characteristics and Available Filters
Image Gallery
Signal Calculator
Bias Level and Readout Noise
Flat field

This page is always under construction

Last update: March 2004
A. Guijarro