The OAdM robotic observatory

Josep Colomé, Ignasi Ribas, Xavier Francisco, Kevin Casteels, David Fernández, Jordi Isern, Xavier Palau, Jordi Torra

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    Abstract

    The Montsec Astronomical Observatory (OAdM) is a small-class observatory working in fully unattended control, due to the isolation of the site. Robotic operation is, then, mandatory for its routine use. We present a description of the general control software and several software packages developed. The general control software protects the system specially at the identified single points of failure and makes a distributed control of any subsystem. Copyright © 2010 Josep Colomé et al.
    Original languageEnglish
    Article number183016
    JournalAdvances in Astronomy
    Volume2010
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 22 Nov 2010

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