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Robotic telescopes

Robotic telescopes

current capabilities, present developments, and future prospects for automated astronomy : proceedings of a symposium held as part of the 106th annual meeting of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific, Flagstaff, Arizona, 28-30 June 1994

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Published by Astronomical Society of the Pacific in San Francisco .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Telescopes -- Automatic control -- Congresses.,
  • Computerized instruments -- Congresses.,
  • Robotics -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesRobotic telescopes and automated astronomy
    Statementedited by Gregory W. Henry and Joel A. Eaton.
    SeriesAstronomical Society of the Pacific conference series ;, v. 79
    ContributionsHenry, Gregory W., Eaton, Joel A., Astronomical Society of the Pacific. Meeting
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQB88 .R615 1995
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 270 p. :
    Number of Pages270
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL822018M
    ISBN 100937707988
    LC Control Number95076336
    OCLC/WorldCa32542071


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