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Solar site testing at Mt. Wumingshan in Western China
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Paper Abstract

Mt. Wumingshan (Mt. WMS) is an outstanding astronomical site recently discovered by Yunnan observatories, Chinese Academy of Sciences during the survey of potential sites for China's next-generation ground-based large-aperture Solar telescopes. Currently, two temporary observation platforms have been built in Mt. WMS. Moreover, the continuous observations have also been conducted with the accumulation of numerous data. This paper describes the overview of the site, the observation platform and the monitor instrument. Besides,the preliminary statistical results are presented.

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Date Published: 9 September 2019
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 11116, Astronomical Optics: Design, Manufacture, and Test of Space and Ground Systems II, 111161E (9 September 2019); doi: 10.1117/12.2529115
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Tengfei Song, Yunnan Astronomical Observatories (China)
Yu Liu, Yunnan Astronomical Observatories (China)
Xuefei Zhang, Yunnan Astronomical Observatories (China)
Jingxing Wang, Yunnan Astronomical Observatories (China)
Mingyu Zhao, Yunnan Astronomical Observatories (China)
Xiao Li, Yunnan Astronomical Observatories (China)
Qiwu Song, Purple Mountain Observatory (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 11116:
Astronomical Optics: Design, Manufacture, and Test of Space and Ground Systems II
Tony B. Hull; Dae Wook Kim; Pascal Hallibert, Editor(s)

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