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Instrumentation for Ground-Based Optical Astronomy : Present and Future The Ninth Santa Cruz Summer Workshop in Astronomy and Astrophysics, July 13-July 24, 1987, Lick Observatory

Author: L B Robinson
Publisher: New York, NY : Springer New York, 1988.
Series: Santa Cruz summer workshops in astronomy and astrophysics.
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This workshop was attended by leaders in the field of astronomical instrumentation from over a dozen countries. Papers describe not only instruments in operation at most major astronomical observatories but also plans and detailed designs for the next generation of instruments. Subjects discussed include spectrographs, sensors, telescope and instrument control, computer support, optical components, adaptive optics,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: L B Robinson
ISBN: 9781461238805 1461238803
OCLC Number: 852789730
Description: 1 online resource (xxxiv, 751 pages 303 illustrations).
Contents: High Resolution Spectrographs. Chaired by D. Schroeder and S. Vogt --
Low Resolution, Faint Object Spectrographs. Chaired by J. Miller --
Multi-Object Spectrographs. Chaired by H. Ford --
Imaging and Photometry, Image Reconstruction. Chaired by G. Lelièvre --
Data Analysis, Software and Systems. Chaired by S. Grandi --
Detectors I: CCDs. Chaired by J.B. Oke --
Detectors II: Infrared Photo-Cathodes, Photon Counters. Chaired by M. Cullum --
Instrument Control, Data Acquisition. Chaired by P. Jorden --
Telescope Control, Remote Observing. Chaired by J. Geary --
Equipment Available from Industry; Closing Session. Chaired by L. Robinson.
Series Title: Santa Cruz summer workshops in astronomy and astrophysics.
Responsibility: edited by Lloyd B. Robinson.

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