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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
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
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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/1959.14/207305
Description: First identied in 2009 as the site with the lowest precipitable water and best terahertz transmission on Earth, Ridge A is located approximately 150 km south of Dome A, Antarctica. To further rene thi ... More
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Date: 2010
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/147803
Description: PLATO is a self-contained robotic observatory built into two 10-foot shipping containers. It has been successfully deployed at Dome A on the Antarctic plateau since January 2008, and has accumulated o ... More
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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
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: 2009
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/113930
Description: The Antarctic plateau contains the best sites on earth for many forms of astronomy, but none of the existing bases was selected with astronomy as the primary motivation. In this article, we try to sys ... More
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