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Site selection for modern ground based large telescopes
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Paper Abstract

The problem of selection of sites for modern telescopes which are characterized by favorable conditions for astronomical observations is discussed. A number of new sites to telescope construct with separate mountain peaks (above 2 km) as well as high image quality (astronomical seeing) and low level of cloud are pointed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 29 November 2016
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 10035, 22nd International Symposium on Atmospheric and Ocean Optics: Atmospheric Physics, 100351S (29 November 2016); doi: 10.1117/12.2249047
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P. G. Kovadlo, Institute of Solar-Terrestrial Physics (Russian Federation)
A. Yu. Shikhovtsev, Institute of Solar-Terrestrial Physics (Russian Federation)
V. P. Lukin, V.E. Zuev Institute of Atmospheric Optics (Russian Federation)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 10035:
22nd International Symposium on Atmospheric and Ocean Optics: Atmospheric Physics
Gennadii G. Matvienko; Oleg A. Romanovskii, Editor(s)

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