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PROCEEDINGS VOLUME 3349

Observatory Operations to Optimize Scientific Return
Editor(s): Peter J. Quinn
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Volume Details

Volume Number: 3349
Date Published: 3 July 1998
Softcover: 55 papers (490) pages
ISBN: 9780819427960

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VLT Data Flow System: from concepts to operations
Author(s): Peter J. Quinn; Miguel A. Albrecht; Pascal Ballester; Klaus Banse; Alberto Maurizio Chavan; Preben Grosbol; Michele Peron; David R. Silva
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Data Flow System operations: from the NTT to the VLT
Author(s): David R. Silva; Bruno Leibundgut; Peter J. Quinn; Jason Spyromilio; Massimo Tarenghi
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Applying the lessons learned from HST operations to new missions
Author(s): Glenn E. Miller; Peg Stanley
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WIYN queue: theory meets reality
Author(s): Todd A. Boroson; Dianne L. Harmer; Abhijit Saha; Paul S. Smith; Daryl W. Willmarth; David R. Silva
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Hobby-Eberly Telescope: commissioning experience and observing plans
Author(s): John W. Glaspey; Mark T. Adams; John A. Booth; Mark E. Cornell; James R. Fowler; Victor L. Krabbendam; Lawrence W. Ramsey; Frank B. Ray; Randall L. Ricklefs; William J. Spiesman
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User support: lessons learned from HST
Author(s): Christopher P. O'Dea; Karla A. Peterson; Anuradha Koratkar
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Gemini Observatory science operations plan
Author(s): Phil J. Puxley; Fred C. Gillett; C. Matt Mountain; Douglas A. Simons
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Results of the UKIRT reactive scheduling experiment
Author(s): John K. Davies
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Electronic submission of HST Phase I proposals
Author(s): Brett S. Blacker; Glenn E. Miller; C. Megan Urry; Harry E. Payne; Drew J. Asson
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Testing and distribution of the RPS2 proposal submission system
Author(s): Robert E. Douglas
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Support tools for the VLT operations: the NTT prototyping experience
Author(s): Alberto Maurizio Chavan; Gino Giannone; David R. Silva; Anthony P. Krueger; Glenn E. Miller
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Infrastructure of the Gemini Observatory control system
Author(s): Kim K. Gillies; Shane Walker
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Submillimeter flexible scheduling with the JCMT
Author(s): Graeme D. Watt
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Proposal solicitation and selection for the 21st century
Author(s): Palle Moller; Glenn E. Miller; Brett S. Blacker; C. Megan Urry
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Scheduling and executing Phase II observing scripts on the Hobby-Eberly Telescope
Author(s): Niall I. Gaffney; Mark E. Cornell
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MACHO data pipeline
Author(s): Timothy S. Axelrod; R. A. Allsman; Peter J. Quinn; Charles R. Alcock; D. Alves; A. Becker; D. P. Bennett; Kenneth H. Cook; A. Drake; K. C. Freeman; Kim Griest; M. Lehner; Stuart L. Marshall; D. Minniti; Bruce A. Peterson; Mark R. Pratt; Alex W. Rodgers; Christopher W. Stubbs; W. J. Sutherland; Austin Tomaney; T. Vandehei; D. Welch
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Prototype of distributed analysis software hierarchy for the Subaru Telescope
Author(s): Yoshihiko Mizumoto; Yoshihiro Chikada; George Kosugi; Masafumi Yagi; Eiji Nishihara; Tadafumi Takata; Michitoshi Yoshida; Yasuhide Ishihara; Hiroshi Yanaka; Yasuhiro Morita; Hiroyuki Nakamoto
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Observing control and data reduction at the UKIRT
Author(s): Alan Bridger; Frossie Economou; Gillian S. Wright; Malcolm J. Currie
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Data and command flow among instruments, observation controller, and data archiver
Author(s): Junichi Noumaru; Yoshihiko Mizumoto; Toshiyuki Sasaki; George Kosugi; Ryusuke Ogasawara; Jun A. Kawai; Yasuhiro Morita; Itsushi Akiyama; Yasutoshi Kusama; Shigeaki Iwai; Alan Fladmoe; Masahiko Furuichi
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Data quality control and instrument modeling
Author(s): Pascal Ballester; Michael R. Rosa; Preben Grosbol
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New design for the Hubble Space Telescope calibration database
Author(s): Colin R. Cox; Stephen Lubow; Calvin Tullos
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Service observing and data quality control: some lessons learned from the Hubble Space Telescope
Author(s): Anuradha Koratkar; Ray A. Lucas; Stefano Casertano; Megan Donahue; F. Abney; Glenn E. Miller
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Advances in the archiving and distribution facilities at the Space Telescope Science Institute
Author(s): Robert James Hanisch; Marc Postman; Joseph Pollizzi; J. Richon
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VLT science archive system
Author(s): Miguel A. Albrecht; Elisbetta Angeloni; Allan Brighton; Fabio Sogni; Andreas J. Wicenec; Houri Ziaeepour
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Data archive and database system of the Subaru Telescope
Author(s): Tadafumi Takata; Ryusuke Ogasawara; Kenji Kawarai; Tadahiro Yamamoto
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Distributed hierarchical storage system of terabyte access for the Subaru Telescope
Author(s): Ryusuke Ogasawara; Yoshihiro Chikada; Yoshihiko Mizumoto; George Kosugi; Toshiyuki Sasaki; Junichi Noumaru; Tadafumi Takata; Kenji Kawarai
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Holistic approach to data management at the Issac Newton Group
Author(s): James R. Lewis; Nicholas A. Walton
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Large astronomical catalog management for telescope operations
Author(s): Andrea Baruffolo; Leopoldo Benacchio
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Greedy search algorithm used in the automated scheduling of Hubble Space Telescope activities
Author(s): Roberto J. Samson
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JCMT remote operations feasibility study
Author(s): R. Justin S. Greenhalgh; Ian Pain
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New database for nighttime programs at the National Optical Astronomy Observatories
Author(s): Catherine A. Pilachowski; Christa Brown
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FIRST ground segment and science operations concept
Author(s): Otto H. Bauer; Pierre Estaria; Kenneth J. King; Goeran L. Pilbratt; Andy Robson; Peter R. Roelfsema; Harm Schaap
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SABIO: new system for telescope full scheduling and queue operation to be implemented at the Observatorio de El Teide
Author(s): Francisco Garzon; Maite Rozas
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Interactive online archive for short-period variable stars
Author(s): Michael D. Joner; Eric G. Hintz
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Engineering a global network of astronomical telescopes
Author(s): Eric R. Craine; David L. Crawford; Patrick R. Craine
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Integrated logistic support applied to the GTC maintenance and operations
Author(s): Juan Paris P. Gonzalez
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WISP: the CFHT wide-field imaging symbiotic program
Author(s): Christian Veillet
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Life-enhancement possibilites of trend analysis
Author(s): Kenneth J. King; J. David Ewart; D. Texier
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Automatic data processing and quality control: experiences from ISO-LWS
Author(s): Martin J. Burgdorf; A. S. Harwood; N. R. Trams; Tanya L. Lim; Sunil D. Sidher; Bruce Miles Swinyard; Peter E. Clegg
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ISOPHOT far-infrared serendipity sky survey
Author(s): Manfred Stickel; Dietrich Lemke; Stefan Bogun; Ulrich Klaas; M. Kunkel; L. Viktor Toth; Stephan Hotzel; Uwe Herbstmeier; Martin F. Kessler; Rene J. Laureijs; Martin J. Burgdorf; Charles A. Beichman; Michael Rowan-Robinson; A. Efstathiou; Gotthard Richter; M. Braun
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Gemini Phase 1 science proposal entry tool
Author(s): Dayle Kotturi
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Support capability requirements of 8-m-telescope science
Author(s): Phil J. Puxley; Todd A. Boroson; Patrick F. Roche; Jean-Rene Roy
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Observing proposals on the Web at the National Optical Astronomy Observatories
Author(s): Catherine A. Pilachowski; Jeannette Barnes; David J. Bell
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Querying the calibration database for the Hubble Space Telescope using the Internet and the World Wide Web
Author(s): Calvin Tullos
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Solar system geometry and ephemeris processing for the HST
Author(s): Scott Stallcup
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OPUS: the FUSE science data pipeline
Author(s): James F. Rose; C. Heller-Boyer; M. A. Rose; M. Swam; W. Miller; G. A. Kriss; William R. Oegerle
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Observation data set of the Subaru observation software system
Author(s): George Kosugi; Toshiyuki Sasaki; Yoshihiko Mizumoto; Tadafumi Takata; Jun A. Kawai; Yasuhide Ishihara
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Observation control system for the Subaru Telescope and its user interface
Author(s): Toshiyuki Sasaki; George Kosugi; Junichi Noumaru; Tadafumi Takata; Yoshihiko Mizumoto; Ryusuke Ogasawara; Yoshihiro Chikada; Wataru Tanaka; Jun A. Kawai
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Flexible observing modes employed at the WIYN Observatory
Author(s): David G. Sawyer; Arthur D. Code; Jeffrey W. Percival; Paul S. Smith
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Visualization tools to support proposal submission
Author(s): Anuradha Koratkar; Sandy Grosvenor; Jeremy E. Jones; Lisa Dallas; Tom Brooks; LaMont Ruley
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Expert assistant system to support the general observer program for NGST
Author(s): Tom Brooks; Lisa Dallas; Sandy Grosvenor; Jeremy E. Jones; Anuradha Koratkar; LaMont Ruley
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High-altitude medical and operations problems and solutions for the Millimeter Array
Author(s): Peter J. Napier; John B. West
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Improvements to science operations at Kitt Peak National Observatory
Author(s): Bruce Bohannan
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