24 May 2006 The VST axes control software
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Abstract
One of the tightest requirements to be respected for a telescope as the VST, hosted in a one of the best astronomical sites as the ESO Paranal Observatory, is an excellent axes control, to obtain the best overall performance of the telescope that, otherwise, can be dramatically affected. The software strategy to control the VST axes (azimuth, altitude, rotator) is here described.
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M. Brescia, M. Brescia, P. Schipani, P. Schipani, L. Marty, L. Marty, } "The VST axes control software", Proc. SPIE 6274, Advanced Software and Control for Astronomy, 627419 (24 May 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.670525; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.670525
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