19 August 2016 Project management of DAG: Eastern Anatolia Observatory
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The four meter DAG (Eastern Anatolia Observatory in Turkish) telescope is not only the largest telescope in Turkey but also the most promising telescope in the northern hemisphere with a large potential to offer scientific observations with its cutting edge technology. DAG is designed to be an AO telescope which will allow both infrared and visible observations with its two Nasmyth platforms dedicated to next generation focal plane instruments. In this paper, status updates from DAG telescope will be presented in terms of; (i) in house optical design of DAG, (ii) tender process of telescope, (iii) tender process of enclosure, and (iv) tender process of the observatory building. Also status updates from the focal plane instruments project and possible collaboration activities will be presented.
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Onur Keskin, Onur Keskin, Cahit Yesilyaprak, Cahit Yesilyaprak, Sinan K. Yerli, Sinan K. Yerli, Lorenzo Zago, Lorenzo Zago, Tolga Guver, Tolga Guver, Sinan Alis, Sinan Alis, "Project management of DAG: Eastern Anatolia Observatory", Proc. SPIE 9911, Modeling, Systems Engineering, and Project Management for Astronomy VI, 99110S (19 August 2016); doi: 10.1117/12.2234459; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2234459
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