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Site Testing Campaigns at ORM

Note: This list of campaigns to measure the atmospheric seeing at the Observatorio del Roque de Los Muchachos is not necessarily exhaustive! Please inform us if your campaign is not included here.

By campaigns we mean long term measurements or at least several nights of observation.

Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias (IAC)

The Sky Quality Group webpages provide details of IAC campaigns, which may be summarised as follows
  • DIMM campaigns starting 1994, ongoing, with DIMMs at 3 different sites on ORM
  • SCIDAR campaign at JKT (started 2002, ongoing)
  • Joint campaigns with Jean Vernin Group (DIMM, GSM, etc. - short, several occasions)


  • ING DIMM 1994-1996
  • JOSE overrides 1994 - 1997
  • JOSE and ING DIMM joint campaign 1997-1998
  • WHT Slodar, ongoing from 2004


Richard Wilson's Campaigns:

  • 16-inch Slodar (Commissioning), 2003-2004
  • SCIDAR (?) at Mercator telescope, 2003 (?)
Imperial College, London: several short campaigns using SCIDAR at the JKT

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Last modified: 18 December 2010