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Proceedings of SPIE Volume 4836

Survey and Other Telescope Technologies and Discoveries
Editor(s): J. Anthony Tyson; Sidney Wolff
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Volume Details

Volume Number: 4836
Date Published: 24 December 2002
Softcover: 47 papers (444) pages
ISBN: 9780819446152

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Science breakthroughs with the Sloan Digital Sky Survey: results and opportunities
Author(s): Michael A. Strauss
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Large Synoptic Survey Telescope: overview
Author(s): J. Anthony Tyson
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Imaging mass in three dimensions
Author(s): David E. Wittman; Vera Margoniner; J. Anthony Tyson; Judith G. Cohen; Andrew Becker; Ian P. Dell'Antonio
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Science with SIRIUS: simultaneous-color infrared imager for unbiased surveys
Author(s): Yasushi Nakajima; Motohide Tamura; Chie Nagashima; Takahiro Nagayama; Daisuke Baba; Koji Sugitani; Hidehiko Nakaya; Tetsuya Nagata; Daisuke Kato; Mikio Kurita; Shuji Sato; Zhibo Jiang; Yoshifusa Ita; Toshihiko Tanabe; Yoshikazu Nakata; Takashi Naoi; Yumiko Oasa
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Visible and Infrared Survey Telescope for Astronomy: overview
Author(s): James P. Emerson; Will Sutherland
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VST: a dedicated wide-field imaging facility at Paranal
Author(s): Massimo Capaccioli; Dario Mancini; Giorgio Sedmak
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Wide-field surveys from the SNAP mission
Author(s): Alex G. Kim; Carl W. Akerlof; Greg Aldering; R. Amanullah; Pierre Astier; E. Barrelet; Christopher Bebek; Lars Bergstrom; J. Bercovitz; Gary M. Bernstein; M. Bester; A. Bonissent; C. Bower; William C. Carithers; Eugene D. Commins; C. Day; Susana E. Deustua; R. DiGennaro; A. Ealet; Richard S. Ellis; M. Eriksson; Andrew Fruchter; Jean-Francois Genat; Gerson Goldhaber; Ariel Goobar; Donald E. Groom; Stewart E. Harris; Peter R. Harvey; Henry D. Heetderks; Steven E. Holland; Dragan Huterer; Armin Karcher; William F. Kolbe; B. Krieger; Robin E. Lafever; J. Lamoureux; Michael L. Lampton; Michael E. Levi; Daniel S. Levin; Eric V. Linder; Stewart C. Loken; Roger Malina; R. Massey; Timothy McKay; Shawn P. McKee; Ramon Miquel; E. Mortsell; N. Mostek; Stuart Mufson; J. A. Musser; Peter E. Nugent; Hakeem M. Oluseyi; Reynald Pain; Nicholas P. Palaio; David H. Pankow; Saul Perlmutter; R. Pratt; Eric Prieto; Alexandre Refregier; Jason Rhodes; Kem Edward Robinson; N. Roe; Michael Sholl; Michael S. Schubnell; G. Smadja; George F. Smoot; Anthony Spadafora; Gregory Tarle; Andrew D. Tomasch; H. von der Lippe; D. Vincent; J.-P. Walder; Guobin Wang
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Overview of the Nearby Supernova Factory
Author(s): Greg Aldering; G. Adam; P. Antilogus; Pierre Astier; R. Bacon; S. Bongard; C. Bonnaud; Y. Copin; Delphine Hardin; Francois Henault; Dale Andrew Howell; Jean-Pierre Lemonnier; Jean-Michel Levy; Stewart C. Loken; Peter E. Nugent; Reynald Pain; A. Pecontal; E. Pecontal; Saul Perlmutter; Robert M. Quimby; K. Schahmaneche; G. Smadja; W. Michael Wood-Vasey
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Deep lens survey
Author(s): David M. Wittman; J. Anthony Tyson; Ian P. Dell'Antonio; Andrew Becker; Vera Margoniner; Judith G. Cohen; D. Norman; D. Loomba; G. Squires; Gillian Wilson; Christopher W. Stubbs; J. Hennawi; David N. Spergel; P. Boeshaar; A. Clocchiatti; M. Hamuy; G. Bernstein; A. Gonzalez; Puragra Guhathakurta; W. Hu; U. Seljak; Dennis Zaritsky
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Wide field NEO survey 1.0-m telescope with 10 2k x 4k mosaic CCD camera
Author(s): Syuzo Isobe; Atsuo Asami; David John Asher; Toshiyasu Hashimoto; Shi-ichi Nakano; Kota Nishiyama; Yoshiaki Ohshima; Junya Terazono; Hiroaki Umehara; Makoto Yoshikawa
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H-infinity motion control system for a 2-m telescope
Author(s): Gustavo A. Medrano-Cerda; Robert D. Lett; Paul Rees
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Asteroids observed by the Sloan Digital Sky Survey
Author(s): Zeljko Ivezic; M. Juric; Robert H. Lupton; S. Tabachnik; T. Quinn
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Large Synoptic Survey Telescope mechanical structure and design
Author(s): Warren B. Davison; James Roger P. Angel
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Improved optical design for the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST)
Author(s): Lynn G. Seppala
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Phoenix Telescope at AMOS: return of the Baker-Nunn camera
Author(s): Bryan Law; John L. Africano; Kris M. Hamada; Paul F. Sydney; Vicki Soo Hoo; Tom Soo Hoo; Jake Barros; Daron L. Nishimoto; Daniel O'Connell; Paul W. Kervin
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Design and performance of the Douglas Mawson Telescope
Author(s): Jon S. Lawrence; Michael C. B. Ashley; Michael G. Burton; John W. V. Storey
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ARAGO: a robotic observatory for the variable sky
Author(s): Michel Boer; Agnes Acker; Jean-Luc Atteia; Gilles Buchholtz; Francois Colas; Magali Deleuil; Michel Dennefeld; Jean-Michel Desert; Noel Dolez; J. Eysseric; Roger Ferlet; Marc Ferrari; Pierre Jean; Alain Klotz; Driss Kouach; Alain Lecavelier des Etangs; Gerard R. Lemaitre; Alexandre Marcowith; Jean-Babtiste Marquette; Jean-Pierre Meunier; Robert Mochkovitch; Reynald Pain; Laurent Pares; Henri Pinna; Roger Pinna; Lionel Provost; Sylvie Roques; Jean Schneider; Jean-Pierre Sivan; Caroline Soubiran; Carole Thiebaut; Gerard Vauclair; Richard Verchere; Alfred Vidal-Madjar
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Support and position control of primary and secondary mirrors on the Sloan Digital Sky Survey (SDSS) Telescope
Author(s): Larry N. Carey; Russell E. Owen; James E. Gunn; Walter A. Siegmund; Edward J. Mannery; Charles L. Hull; Yorke J. Brown
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Pan-STARRS: a large synoptic survey telescope array
Author(s): Nicholas Kaiser; Herve Aussel; Barry E. Burke; Hans Boesgaard; Ken Chambers; Mark Richard Chun; James N. Heasley; Klaus-Werner Hodapp; Bobby Hunt; Robert Jedicke; D. Jewitt; Rolf Kudritzki; Gerard Anthony Luppino; Michael Maberry; Eugene Magnier; David G. Monet; Peter M. Onaka; Andrew J. Pickles; Pui Hin H. Rhoads; Theodore Simon; Alexander Szalay; Istvan Szapudi; David J. Tholen; John L. Tonry; Mark Waterson; John Wick
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Large infrared survey telescope for Antarctica at Dome C
Author(s): Marco Ferrari-Toniolo; Nicolas Epchtein; Leonardo Corcione; Anna R. Marenzi
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Observations of the Antarctic infrared sky spectral brightness
Author(s): Jon S. Lawrence; Michael C. B. Ashley; Michael G. Burton; John W. V. Storey
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Sloan Digital Sky Survey imaging camera: design and performance
Author(s): Constance M. Rockosi; James E. Gunn; Michael A. Carr; Masaki Sekiguchi; Zeljko Ivezic; Jeffrey A. Munn
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OmegaCAM the 16k x 16k survey camera for the VLT survey telescope
Author(s): Erik Deul; Konrad Kuijken; Edwin A. Valentijn
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OmegaCAM - technical design and performance
Author(s): Harald E. Nicklas; Reiner Harke; Walter Wellem; Klaus Reif; Konrad Kuijken; Bernard Muschielok; Enrico Cascone
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Rubber focal plane for sky surveys
Author(s): John L. Tonry; Gerard Anthony Luppino; Nicholas Kaiser; Barry E. Burke; George H. Jacoby
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WIYN One Degree Imager (ODI)
Author(s): George H. Jacoby; John L. Tonry; Barry E. Burke; Charles F. Claver; Barry Michael Starr; Abhijit Saha; Gerard Anthony Luppino; Charles F. W. Harmer
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LSST instrument concept
Author(s): Barry Michael Starr; Charles F. Claver; Sidney Wolff; J. Anthony Tyson; Michael P. Lesser; Larry G. Daggert; Ruben Dominguez; R. Richard Gomez; Gary P. Muller
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Focal plane technologies for LSST
Author(s): Michael P. Lesser; J. Anthony Tyson
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Large-area visible arrays: performance of hybrid and monolithic alternatives
Author(s): Lester J. Kozlowski; Yibin Bai; M. Loose; Atul B. Joshi; Gary W. Hughes; James D. Garnett
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Optical design of the WIYN One Degree Imager (ODI)
Author(s): Charles F. W. Harmer; Charles F. Claver; George H. Jacoby
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CMOS Active Pixel Sensor (APS) imager for scientific applications
Author(s): Suat U. Ay; Michael P. Lesser; Eric R. Fossum
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Optimized wide-field survey telescope using adaptive optics
Author(s): Bernhard Rainer Brandl; Richard G. Dekany; Riccardo Giovanelli
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Extending the Echidna concept: a proposal for a 2000+ multifiber positioner
Author(s): Anna Marie Moore; Peter R. Gillingham; Will Saunders
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VIRUS: an ultracheap 1000-object IFU spectrograph
Author(s): Gary J. Hill; Phillip J. MacQueen
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Scientific goals of the UKIRT Infrared Deep Sky Survey
Author(s): Steve Warren
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Vista IR camera: conceptual design
Author(s): Ian Egan; Eli Atad-Ettedgui; Mark M. Casali; Simon C. Craig; Maureen A. Ellis; Peter R. Hastings; David M. Henry; Ken Laidlaw; John Murray; Malcom Stewart; Will Sutherland
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Petabyte-scale data mining: dream or reality?
Author(s): Alexander S. Szalay; Jim Gray; Jan VandenBerg
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Data processing factory for the Sloan Digital Sky Survey
Author(s): Christopher Stoughton; Jennifer Adelman; James T. Annis; John Hendry; John Inkmann; Sebastian Jester; Steven M. Kent; Nickolai Kuropatkin; Brian Lee; Huan Lin; John Peoples; Robert Sparks; Douglas Tucker; Dan Vanden Berk; Brian Yanny; Dan Yocum
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SDSS imaging pipelines
Author(s): Robert H. Lupton; Zeljko Ivezic; James E. Gunn; Gillian Knapp; Michael A. Strauss; Naoki Yasuda
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Sloan Digital Sky Survey: performance and lessons learned from the first two years of operations
Author(s): William N. Boroski; James E. Gunn; Richard G. Kron; John Peoples
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Detection and study of variable sources with wide-field imagers
Author(s): Elio Antonello; Mauro Stefanon; Dino Fugazza; Luciano Mantegazza; Wolfgang Gieren
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Simple query comparison between a relational database and an object-oriented database
Author(s): Pierre Didelon; Bertrand Morin
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Real-time time-variability analysis of GB to TB datasets: experience from SuperMacho and Supernova projects at NOAO/CTIO
Author(s): Chris Smith; Armin Rest; Rafael Hiriart; Andrew Becker; Christopher W. Stubbs; Francisco G. Valdes; Nicholas Suntzeff
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Data reduction and astrometry strategies for wide-field images: an application to the Capodimonte Deep Field
Author(s): Juan M. Alcala; Mario Radovich; Roberto Silvotti; M. Pannella; M. Arnaboldi; Massimo Capaccioli; E. Puddu; A. Rifatto; G. De Lucia; Amata Mercurio; N. Napolitano; Aniello Grado; Giuseppe Longo; M. Dall'Ora; V. Ripepi; I. Musella; Roberto Scaramella
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The WFCAM/UKIDSS data archive: problems and opportunities
Author(s): Andrew Lawrence; Nigel Hambly; Bob Mann; Mike Irwin; Richard G. McMahon; James R. Lewis; Andrew J. Adamson
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Astrometric surveys in support of large telescopes
Author(s): Norbert Zacharias
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Lunar laser ranging using avalanche photodiode (APD) arrays
Author(s): Jana D. Strasburg; Thomas W. Murphy; Christopher W. Stubbs; Eric G. Adelberger; D. W. Miller; J. I. Angle
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