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Status of Focal Plane Instrumentation (FPI) project of the 4m DAG telescope
Author(s): Onur Keskin; Sinan K. Yerli; Cahit Yeşilyaprak; Tolga Guver; Sinan Aliş; F. Korhan Yelkenci; B. Bülent Güçsav; Mehtap Ö. Ozbey Arabaci; Ayşe Erol
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Paper Abstract

DAG (Eastern Anatolia Observatory in Turkish) will be the newest and largest (4m) observatory of Turkey in both optical (VIS) and near-infrared (NIR) with its robust observing site infrastructure. The telescope is designed¬ to house 2 Nasmyth platforms which will be dedicated to NIR and VIS observations. A collaboration has recently been established among four Turkish universities including FMV Işık University (for adaptive optics systems), Middle East Technical University (for measurement, test and calibration purposes), Istanbul University (for new technology instruments, e.g. MKIDs) and as the coordinator Ataturk University (for obtaining NIR and VIS instruments). In this paper the status of the recently approved FPI project and its aims are presented and possible collaboration opportunities are emphasized.

Paper Details

Date Published: 9 August 2016
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 9908, Ground-based and Airborne Instrumentation for Astronomy VI, 99085I (9 August 2016); doi: 10.1117/12.2234285
Show Author Affiliations
Onur Keskin, Isik Univ. (Turkey)
Sinan K. Yerli, Middle East Technical Univ. (Turkey)
Cahit Yeşilyaprak, Atatürk Univ. (Turkey)
Tolga Guver, Istanbul Univ. (Turkey)
Sinan Aliş, Istanbul Univ. (Turkey)
F. Korhan Yelkenci, Istanbul Univ. (Turkey)
B. Bülent Güçsav, Atatürk Univ. (Turkey)
Mehtap Ö. Ozbey Arabaci, Atatürk Univ. (Turkey)
Ayşe Erol, Istanbul Univ. (Turkey)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 9908:
Ground-based and Airborne Instrumentation for Astronomy VI
Christopher J. Evans; Luc Simard; Hideki Takami, Editor(s)

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