26 July 2016 Status, upgrades, and advances of RTS2: the open source astronomical observatory manager
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RTS2 is an open source observatory control system. Being developed from early 2000, it continue to receive new features in last two years. RTS2 is a modulat, network-based distributed control system, featuring telescope drivers with advanced tracking and pointing capabilities, fast camera drivers and high level modules for ”business logic” of the observatory, connected to a SQL database. Running on all continents of the planet, it accumulated a lot to control parts or full observatory setups.
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Petr Kubánek, "Status, upgrades, and advances of RTS2: the open source astronomical observatory manager", Proc. SPIE 9913, Software and Cyberinfrastructure for Astronomy IV, 99132U (26 July 2016); doi: 10.1117/12.2232555; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2232555
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