16 June 2000 Robust control system for the new 1.2-m telescopes of the Geneva Observatory
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This paper presents the distributed hardware and software architecture of this 1.2-meter telescope control system, entirely designed and built by the Geneva Observatory. The modular concept and the choices of hardware tested in industrial automation made it possible to obtain great operational robustness and guarantee for long-term maintenance. The adopted solution is based on a transputer tree-network. The interactions between telescope and observer are transparent and completely integrated in the observation software of the attached instrument.
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Giovanni B. Russiniello, Giovanni B. Russiniello, Daniel Huguenin, Daniel Huguenin, Francois P. Wildi, Francois P. Wildi, } "Robust control system for the new 1.2-m telescopes of the Geneva Observatory", Proc. SPIE 4009, Advanced Telescope and Instrumentation Control Software, (16 June 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.388392; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.388392
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