Thirty Years of Astronomical Discovery with UKIRT: The Scientific Achievement of the United Kingdom InfraRed Telescope - Astrophysics and Space Science Proceedings 37 (Paperback)
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Thirty Years of Astronomical Discovery with UKIRT: The Scientific Achievement of the United Kingdom InfraRed Telescope - Astrophysics and Space Science Proceedings 37 (Paperback)

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These are the proceedings of an international meeting hosted by the Royal Observatory, Edinburgh, to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the dedication of the UKIRT, the United Kingdom InfraRed Telescope.

The volume comprises 31 professional level papers. The first part of the book has 10 thorough reviews of the conception, design and build of the telescope, as well as accounts of some its key instruments such as IRCAM (the common-user infrared camera), CGS4 (the fourth Cooled Grating Spectrometer) and the Wide Field Camera. The second part of the book comprises 14 reviews of scientific achievements during its twenty years of visitor mode operations. The final part of the book is a series of 7 reviews of the results from the multiple surveys being done as part of UKIDSS (UKIRT Infrared Deep Sky Survey).

The authors are all experts in their respective fields, for example instrument scientists, operations staff and leading astronomers.

Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 9789402401998
Number of pages: 341
Weight: 5969 g
Dimensions: 235 x 155 mm
Edition: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 201

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