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2 January 2002 Observing operations of the sloan digital sky survey telescopes
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This paper describes how the Sloan Digital Sky Survey telescopes are operated. A brief introduction to the survey science goals, hardware, and software systems is provided. Operational issues are discussed such as staffing, observing planning, real-time quality assurance, and data handling, with an emphasis on how we maximize operational efficiency.
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Daniel C. Long "Observing operations of the sloan digital sky survey telescopes", Proc. SPIE 4844, Observatory Operations to Optimize Scientific Return III, (2 January 2002); https://doi.org/10.1117/12.460748
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