Astronomy with Schmidt-Type Telescopes: Proceedings of the by L. Woltjer (auth.), Massimo Capaccioli (eds.)

By L. Woltjer (auth.), Massimo Capaccioli (eds.)

The suggestion of preserving a colloquium on Schmidt telescopes (techniques and technology) originated from the remark that, within the final ten years and inspite of the amazing advancements and achievements during this box of astronomical examine, there were no particular chance for the specialists to satisfy jointly, make the purpose at the cutting-edge, speak about and coordinate destiny plans. accordingly, Prof. L. Rosino, one of many pioneers within the use of wide-field telescopes, pushed additionally through the want of honouring the over 4 many years of task of the Asiago Observatory, proposed to the administrative Committee of the foreign Astronomical Union to sponsor a colloquium on 'Astronomy with Schmidt sort telescopes I to be held at Asiago on the finish of the summer season of 1983. information about the composition of the medical Organizing Committee and the sponsoring organisations are given in Prof. Rosino's 'Welcome to the contributors • The granting of this notion used to be the start of a ' variety of complications tor the contributors of the neighborhood Organizing Committee, R. Barbon, F. Ciatti, P. Rafanelli and myself. If, organlzationwise, the colloquium used to be profitable, this can be actually as a result of beneficiant efforts of my colleagues of the SOC and to the effective association of the Linta Park, the resort webhosting the meeting.

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Karpowicz, M. : 1968, Catalogue of Galaxies and of Cluslers of Galaxies, Cal. Inst. of Technology, Pasadena 11 THE ESO SKY SURVEYS Richard M. West EUROPEAN SOUTHERN OBSERVATORY, Kar1-Schwarzschi1d-StraBe 2 D-8046 Garching bei Munchen, FRG ABSTRACT Technical aspects of the production of photographic Sky Surveys and At1asses are discussed. g. telescope site, telescope optics, mechanics and control system, hypersensitization, calibration, processing and reproduction is illustrated by the ESO 1m Schmidt telescope and the ESO Sky Surveys.

Bd. 11, No. 12. , 1934, Astrophys. , 80, 171. Spectrographic Studies in the Red Morgan, W. , 1951, Pub. Obs. Univ. Michigan 10, 33. Application of the Principle of Natural Groups to the Classification of Stellar Spectra Keenan, P. , 1954, Astrophys. , 120, 484. Classification of S Type Stars Nassau, J. , 1958, Stellar Populations, Ric. Astron. Spec. Vaticana 5, 171 and 183. M Type Stars and Red Variables; Carbon and S Type Stars Bidelman, W. , 1966, Vistas in Astronomy, 8, 53 (Ed. A. Beer). Accurate Spectral Classification by Objective Prism Techniques Stephenson, C.

Blaauw and M. Schmidt) in Stars and Stellar Systems (Gen. Ed. G. P. Kuiper and B. Middlehurst) Ch. 12, pp. , Ch. 1, pp. 1-26. Distribution of the Common Stars in the Galactic Plane Today we look at a mixed situation when we consider the Schmidt cameras in regular use for objective prism studies. Some Schmidt-type cameras have become inactive; some have been moved or are being moved to better sites. In the past decade we have all come to appreciate the importance of excellent seeing as a condition for superior quality OBJECTIVE PRISM SURVEYS 39 research with objective prisms.

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