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William Herschel Telescope

SLODAR: SLOpe Detection And Ranging

First light: April 2003.

Designed and built by: Durham University.

Description: SLODAR is a triangulation method, in which the turbulence profile is recovered from observations of bright binary stars using a Shack-Hartmann wavefront sensor.

Publications (scientific papers, technical publications, etc.).

Instrument information:
https://www.dur.ac.uk/cfai/sitecharacterisation/slodar/

More:
http://www.ing.iac.es/PR/newsletter/news7/ins4.html

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Last modified: 22 August 2016