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Emploi Astronomique De La Camera E Le Ctr Oni Que Grand Champ Avec Le Te Le Scope C Anada-France -Hawaii .
Author(s): G. Wlerick; B. Servan; L. Renard; D. Horville; J. Fromage; G. Lelievre; A. Bijaoui
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Paper Abstract

We recall the geometric and photometric properties of this electronographic camera and its use since it has been put into operation in Hawaii (1982). A program of deep sounding of the Universe was started in 19 85 ; deep plates, in U, B, V colors, were taken in the direction of the North galactic Pole. We show the preliminary results of this study. With a single plate, one measures faint objects up to the magnitude B = 25,7. The color-magnitude diagram of these objects is established : the fainter they are, the bluer they appear ; this gives information on the state of the galaxies in the Past.

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Date Published: 18 May 1987
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 0702, International Topical Meeting on Image Detection and Quality, (18 May 1987); doi: 10.1117/12.966767
Show Author Affiliations
G. Wlerick, Observatoire de Paris (France)
B. Servan, Observatoire de Paris (France)
L. Renard, Observatoire de Paris (France)
D. Horville, Observatoire de Paris (France)
J. Fromage, Observatoire de Paris (France)
G. Lelievre, Societe du Telescope C.F.H. (France)
A. Bijaoui, Observatoire de Nice (France)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0702:
International Topical Meeting on Image Detection and Quality
Lucien F. Guyot, Editor(s)

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