Piloting a network of small telescopes

Fadavi, M., Verveer, A., Aymon, J., Merlin, D., Situ, K., Pennypackker, C., Biggs, J.D., White, G., Gould, A., Greenberg, G., Hoette, V., McCarron, K., Archer, K., Pino, F., Hibbs, M., Ford, M., and Wetsch, J. (2006) Piloting a network of small telescopes. Astronomische Nachrichten, 327 (8). pp. 811-813.

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The Pilot Small Telescope Network (PSTN) is a state-of the art system of easily replicable and scalable hardware, software, servers, eXtensible Markup Language (XML) protocols, and network middleware connecting and developing a pilot array of robotic telescopes to one another and the user community. The PSTN is a developmental project that will allow growing access to these telescopes, and make available data to faculty, students and others in an environment of collaboration. The underlying goal of the PSTN is to broaden the quantity and quality of astronomical education and research, particularly with a focus on traditionally underserved populations.

Item ID: 4614
Item Type: Article (Research - C1)
ISSN: 1521-3994
Keywords: telescopes; methods; observational
Date Deposited: 16 Jun 2009 03:49
SEO Codes: 97 EXPANDING KNOWLEDGE > 970102 Expanding Knowledge in the Physical Sciences @ 100%
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