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Status, upgrades, and advances of RTS2: the open source astronomical observatory manager
Author(s): Petr Kubánek
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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.

Paper Details

Date Published: 26 July 2016
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 9913, Software and Cyberinfrastructure for Astronomy IV, 99132U (26 July 2016); doi: 10.1117/12.2232555
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Petr Kubánek, Institute of Physics of the ASCR, v.v.i. (Czech Republic)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 9913:
Software and Cyberinfrastructure for Astronomy IV
Gianluca Chiozzi; Juan C. Guzman, Editor(s)

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