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18 July 2014 INO340 telescope control system: software architecture and development
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The Iranian National Observatory telescope (INO340) is a 3.4m Alt-Az reflecting optical telescope under design and development. It is f/11 Ritchey-Chretien with a 0.3° field-of-view. INO340 telescope control system utilizes a distributed control system paradigm that includes four major systems: Telescope Control System (TCS), Observation System Supervisor (OSS), Interlock System (ILS) and Observatory Monitoring System (OMS). The control system software also employs 3-tiered hierarchical architecture. In this paper, after presenting the fundamental concepts and operations of the INO340 control system, we propose the distributed control system software architecture including technical and functional architecture, middleware and infrastructure design and finally the software development process.
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Reza Ravanmehr and Asghar Jafarzadeh "INO340 telescope control system: software architecture and development", Proc. SPIE 9152, Software and Cyberinfrastructure for Astronomy III, 91521Q (18 July 2014); https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2056809
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