ST-6 Specifications

 
CCD
CCD Type: TC241 (Texas Instruments)
CCD Architecture: Full Frame

Pixels
Number of Pixels: 375 x 242, total: 90,750
Pixel Sizes: 23 x 27 microns
Array Dimensions: 8.6 x 6.5 mm, diagonal: 10.8 mm
Full Well Capacity: 400,000 electrons
Binning Modes: 1 x 1, 1.5 x 1, 1.5 x 2

Operation
Shutter: electronic, Electromechanical Vane
Exposure: 0.01 to 3600 seconds, 10 ms resolution
Full Frame Acquisition: 25 seconds
Cooling: -40° C from ambient, 0.1° C resolution
Dark Current: 23 electrons/second/pixel at -30° C, doubles with every 8° C rise in temperature
Antiblooming: variable rate
Guiding: Autoguiding and Track & Accumulate

Electronics
Read Noise: 30 electrons rms, Double Correlated Sampling
A/D Converter: 16 bits (65,535 gray levels)
A/D Gain: 6.7 electrons/ADU

Misc.
Camera Weight: 2.5 pounds
Head Mount Size: 1.25 inch