Robotic Autonomous Observatories: A Historical Perspective

Castro-Tirado, Alberto J. (2010) Robotic Autonomous Observatories: A Historical Perspective. Advances in Astronomy, 2010. pp. 1-8. ISSN 1687-7969 (Print), 1687-7977 (Online)


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This paper presents a historical introduction to the field of Robotic Astronomy, from the point of view of a scientist working in this field for more than a decade. The author discusses the basic definitions, the differing telescope control operating systems, observatory managers, as well as a few current scientific applications.

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Subjects: Astronomy Education Research
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Depositing User: Mr Saeed Salimpour
Date Deposited: 16 Apr 2017 06:57
Last Modified: 19 Aug 2018 09:25

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