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Observing at Dome C in Antarctica

Started by RolandC, 02/17/2010 08:08AM
Posted 02/17/2010 08:08AM Opening Post
French research group studying extra-solar planets at Dome C:

http://e.bondoux.free.fr/imagesforum/PAIX.JPG

Rolando
Posted 02/17/2010 08:09AM #1
Heavy equipment attached to AP 3600 mount at Dome C. Definitely not carry-on size.

http://e.bondoux.free.fr/imagesforum/t300.JPG
Posted 02/17/2010 08:19AM #2
Roland Christen said:

French research group studying extra-solar planets at Dome C:

http://e.bondoux.free.fr/imagesforum/PAIX.JPG

Rolando

I particularly enjoyed the snow caked on OTA rails and on the base of the mount. And it's late summer... 8O

Jon
Posted 03/05/2010 08:38AM #3
Fantastic stuff Roland!
And yes, I'm not surprised of all thay payload on top of the 3600... that mount is a beast! 8)

Thanks for sharing!

Ivan Gastaldo 8)
Coconut Creek, FL

Ivan's Observatory
Lat 26N 16' 48" Long 80W 10' 48"
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