Robotic telescopes and networks: New tools for education and science

Querci, Francois R. and Querci, Monique (2000) Robotic telescopes and networks: New tools for education and science. Astrophysics and Space Science, 273 (1). pp. 257-272. ISSN 0004-640X, 1572-946X


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Nowadays many telescopes around the world are automated and some networks of robotic telescopes are active or planned. Such equipment could be used for the training of students and for science in the Universities of DCs and of new astronomical countries, by sending them observational data via Internetor through remotely controlled telescope. It seems that it is thetime to open up for discussion with UN and ESA organizations and also with IAU, how to implement links between robotic telescopes and such Universities applying for collaborations. Many scientific fields could thus be accessible to them, for example on stellar variability, near-earthobject follow-up, γ-ray burst counterpart tracking, and so on.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Astronomy Education Research
RTSRE Related Research
Depositing User: Mr Saeed Salimpour
Date Deposited: 07 Apr 2017 16:59
Last Modified: 19 Aug 2018 09:25

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