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CADOR and TAROT: a virtual observatory
Author(s): Myrtille Bourez-Laas; Frédéric Vachier; Alain Klotz; Yassine Damerdji; Michel Boër
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Paper Abstract

TAROT (Telescope Action Rapide pour les Objets Transitoires - Rapid Action Telescope for Transient Objects) is a network of two robotic ground based telescopes. The telescopes are fully automated, from the scheduling of the observation requests to the processing of the data. All the applications use a specific automated processing pipeline which has been continuously improved. CADOR (Coordination et Analyse des Donnees d'Observatoires Robotises - Coordination and Data Analysis of Robotic Observatories) is a set of data base servers which manage TAROT telescopes. CADOR is the prime interface to request new observations from TAROT and to access all images saved with the possibility to make additional processing and analysis. Tarot and Cador are compliant with Virtual Observatory standard and protocols.

Paper Details

Date Published: 14 July 2008
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 7019, Advanced Software and Control for Astronomy II, 701918 (14 July 2008); doi: 10.1117/12.783721
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Myrtille Bourez-Laas, Observatoire de Haute Provence, CNRS (France)
Frédéric Vachier, Institut de Mécanique Céleste et de Calcul des Éphémérides, CNRS-OPM (France)
Observatoire de Haute Provence, CNRS (France)
Alain Klotz, Ctr. d'Etude Spatiale des Rayonnements, CNRS-UPS (France)
Observatoire de Haute Provence, CNRS (France)
Yassine Damerdji, Lab. d'Astrophysique et de Géophysique, Univ. de Liège (Belgium)
Michel Boër, Observatoire de Haute Provence, CNRS (France)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7019:
Advanced Software and Control for Astronomy II
Alan Bridger; Nicole M. Radziwill, Editor(s)

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