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European Southern Observatory (ESO) Automatic Prime Focus Camera And The General Problem Of Remote Control
Author(s): Massimo Tarenghi; Manfred Ziebell
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Paper Abstract

Since two years a wide field prime focus camera is operating via remote control at the ESO 3.6m telescope. A description of this automatic plate and filter changer and the first tests of an automatic guider will be presented. The general plans for remote control of ESO instrumentation, including control from Europe, will be discussed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 16 November 1982
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 0331, Instrumentation in Astronomy IV, (16 November 1982); doi: 10.1117/12.933482
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Massimo Tarenghi, European Southern Observatory (Germany)
Manfred Ziebell, European Southern Observatory (Germany)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0331:
Instrumentation in Astronomy IV
David L. Crawford, Editor(s)

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