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Optical Engineering

Remote Ground-Based Observations Of Terrestrial Airglow Emissions And Thermospheric Dynamics At Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Author(s): J. W. Meriwether, Jr.; C. A. Tepley; S. A. Price; P. B. Hays; L. L. Cogger
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Paper Abstract

The operation of an optical observatory with commands and instructions passed from the laboratory computer to the observatory computer via telecommunications has enabled us to routinely operate unattended at a remote site three sophisticated optical instruments. We report on the scientific and instrumental considerations, software development, and hardware decisions that made this achievement possible.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 February 1983
PDF: 4 pages
Opt. Eng. 22(1) doi: 10.1117/12.7973060
Published in: Optical Engineering Volume 22, Issue 1
Show Author Affiliations
J. W. Meriwether, Jr., University of Michigan (United States)
C. A. Tepley, University of Michigan (United States)
S. A. Price, University of Michigan (United States)
P. B. Hays, University of Michigan (United States)
L. L. Cogger, University of Calgary (Canada)


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