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PROCEEDINGS VOLUME 2479

Telescope Control Systems
Editor(s): Patrick T. Wallace
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Volume Details

Volume Number: 2479
Date Published: 8 June 1995
Softcover: 48 papers (480) pages
ISBN: 9780819418326

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Controlling the UKIRT upgrades program
Author(s): Nicholas P. Rees; Stefan Hippler
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Control system developments for the Isaac Newton Group of telescopes
Author(s): Martin Fisher; John D. Wilkes; Clive S. Amos
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Control system for the William Herschel Telescope: performance and recent developments
Author(s): Robert A. Laing
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SKY system for az/el telescope control
Author(s): Albert Conrad
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Remote observing from the bottom up: the architecture of the WIYN telescope control system
Author(s): Jeffrey W. Percival
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Telescope control system of the Nobeyama Radio Observatory
Author(s): Koh-Ichiro Morita; Naomasa Nakai; Masatoshi Ohishi; Toshikazu Takahashi
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Architecture of the Effelsberg control system
Author(s): Axel Jessner
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Solar radio telescopes at ETH Zurich
Author(s): Werner R. Stehling
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Common architecture in the flight software for STIS and NICMOS
Author(s): Ira Becker
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Managing an internationally distributed software project
Author(s): Richard J. McGonegal
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VLT telescope control software: an overview
Author(s): Krister Wirenstrand
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Software infrastructure for the Keck II telescope
Author(s): William Lupton
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Initial proposal for the ORM 8-m telescope control system design
Author(s): Nicolas A. Sosa; Heidi Moreno-Arce; Juan Paris P. Gonzalez; Peter L. Hammersley; Carlos Martin-Diaz; Jose Miguel Rodriguez-Espinosa; Luis Fernando Rodriguez-Ramos; Brian Mack
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TNG control system: computer architecture, interfacing, and synchronization
Author(s): Carlotta Bonoli; Dario Mancini; Fabio Bortoletto; Leonardo Corcione; Maurizio D'Alessandro; Pietro Schipani; Roberto Stefani
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Time reference system of the VLT
Author(s): Martin Ravensbergen; Krister Wirenstrand
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Role of scenarios and walk-throughs in telescope design
Author(s): Stephen Wampler
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Servo simulation and modeling for the Gemini 8-m telescopes
Author(s): Michael K. Burns
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Design of a proximate time optimal servo for the JCMT chopping secondary
Author(s): Steven E. Brooke
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Optical telescope drive system modeling
Author(s): Dario Mancini; Enrico Cascone
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Simple, robust digital controller for the Onsala 20-m radio telescope
Author(s): Michael Olberg; Claes Lindeborg; Alexander Seyf; Carl Fredrik Kastengren
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LEST dynamics: a simulation
Author(s): Hans Jakobsson
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VLT tracking and guiding software
Author(s): Bruno Gilli
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Encoders for the altitude and azimuth axes of the VLT
Author(s): Martin Ravensbergen; Roberto Merino; Charles P. Wang
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High-resolution encoding using redundant edge detection
Author(s): Leslie K. Saddlemyer; Gerard F. McLean
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WIYN telescope active optics system
Author(s): Nicolas A. Roddier; Daniel R. Blanco; Larry W. Goble; Claude A. Roddier
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Control software development for a large adaptive optical system
Author(s): William H. Corrigan; Mark E. Furber; Daniel F. Ramirez; Charles D. Cox
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Active optics system for the CTIO 4-m telescope
Author(s): German Schumacher; Jack Baldwin; Gabriel Perez; Eduardo Mondaca
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Interactive tool to aid in proposal preparation for the Hubble Space Telescope
Author(s): Ashim Bose; Glenn E. Miller; Andrew Gerb
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Computer-assisted proposal submission systems
Author(s): Drew J. Asson
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Observation scheduling and data acquisition with the Subaru control system
Author(s): Junichi Noumaru; George Kosugi; Toshiyuki Sasaki; Tsutomu Aoki; Jun A. Kawai; Akihiko Kidou
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Disturbance rejection of the WIYN telescope position control servosystem
Author(s): Scott D. Ellington
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Automated tuning of the Berkeley-Illinois-Maryland array receivers
Author(s): Niranjan A. Thatte; R. L. Plambeck; John B. Lugten; W. Hoffman; L. Urry; D. Thornton; William J. Welch
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Modeling control systems for primary mirror supports
Author(s): Martin Fisher; Jaque Haque; John D. Wilkes; Clive S. Amos; Darrin J. Steel
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Image improvement of CFHT's primary mirror: primary mirror autocollimation
Author(s): Edward G. Stokes; David J. Cowley; Charles P. Cavedoni; Tony T. Young
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Image improvement of CFHT's primary mirror: primary mirror cooling
Author(s): Edward G. Stokes; Rohendra Dulip Atapattu; Rod Hendrix
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Potential precision of segmented mirror figure control
Author(s): Victor I. Sidorov
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Synthesis of optimal regulators for segmented mirror figure control
Author(s): Nicolay A. Lavrov; Victor I. Sidorov
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Mirror support smart actuator
Author(s): Mark R. Williams; Marti Pi i Puig; Juan Paris P. Gonzalez; B. Mack; Carlos Martin-Diaz; Luis Fernando Rodriguez-Ramos
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WIYN telescope graphical user interfaces
Author(s): David Mills
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Command completion within an EPICS database
Author(s): Peregrine M. McGehee; Stephen Wampler; Kim K. Gillies
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Performance predictions for the Gemini 8-m telescopes
Author(s): Richard J. McGonegal
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Flexible configuration for the Lyman FUSE fine-error sensor
Author(s): Robert Lowles; John P. Hackett
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DRAMA: an environment for distributed instrumentation software
Author(s): Jeremy A. Bailey; Tony J. Farrell; Keith Shortridge
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Telescope alignment: is the zero-coma condition sufficient?
Author(s): Rajiv K. Bhatia
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Evaluation of precision tilt sensors for measuring telescope position
Author(s): Robert I. Kibrick; Lloyd B. Robinson; David J. Cowley
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Servosystem of the EISCAT Svalbard antenna
Author(s): Torben Andersen
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Italian National Galileo Telescope (TNG) control system: hardware, software, and methods adopted to improve the performance of the fully digital drive system
Author(s): Dario Mancini
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Telescope control systems conference summary
Author(s): Richard J. McGonegal
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