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Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/188569
Description: Despite the absence of artificial light pollution at Antarctic plateau sites such as Dome A, other factors such as airglow, aurorae, and extended periods of twilight have the potential to adversely af... More
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Date: 2012
Subject Keyword: airglow | aurora | Dome A | site testing | sky brightness
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/210802
Description: Despite the absence of artificial light pollution at Antarctic plateau sites such as Dome A, other factors such as airglow, aurorae and extended periods of twilight have the potential to adversely aff... More
Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/210813
Description: HRCAM (High Resolution CAMera) is a Canon 50D 15-megapixel digital SLR camera equipped with a Sigma 4.5 mm f/2.8 fish-eye lens. It was installed at Dome A on the Antarctic plateau in January 2010 and ... More
Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/188560
Description: The high altitudes and extremely low temperatures of the Antarctic plateau result in an exceedingly low atmospheric water vapor content. In this article we estimate the precipitable water vapor at Dom... More
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Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/211061
Description: In 2008 January the 24th Chinese expedition team successfully deployed the Chinese Small Telescope ARray (CSTAR) to Dome A, the highest point on the Antarctic plateau. CSTAR consists of four 14.5cm op... More
Date: 2012
Subject Keyword: site testing | surveys
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/210755
Description: At the summit of the Antarctic plateau, Dome A offers an intriguing location for future large scale optical astronomical observatories. The Gattini Dome A project was created to measure the optical sk... More
Date: 2010
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/147814
Description: Nigel is a fiber-fed UV/visible grating spectrograph with a thermoelectrically-cooled 256×1024 pixel CCD camera, designed to measure the twilight and night sky brightness from 300nm to 850 nm. Nigel h... More
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Date: 2010
Subject Keyword: Antarctica | remote power | robotics | site-testing
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/147825
Description: For continuous observation at locations that are inhospitable for humans, the desirability of autonomous observatories is self evident. PLATO, the ‘PLATeau Observatory’ was designed to host an easily ... More
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Date: 2010
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/147818
Description: Snodar is a high resolution acoustic radar designed specifically for profiling the atmospheric boundary layer on the high Antarctic plateau. Snodar profiles the atmospheric temperature structure funct... More
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Date: 2010
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/89182
Description: In 2008 January the twenty-fourth Chinese expedition team successfully deployed the Chinese Small Telescope ARray (CSTAR) to Dome A, the highest point on the Antarctic plateau. CSTAR consists of four ... More
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