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Highlights of Astronomy, Volume 14 IAU XXVI General Assembly, 14-25 August 2006
 

Summary: Highlights of Astronomy, Volume 14
IAU XXVI General Assembly, 14-25 August 2006
Karel A. van der Hucht, ed.
c 2007 International Astronomical Union
doi:10.1017/S1743921307012318
Atmospheric scintillation at Dome C,
Antarctica
Suzanne L. Kenyon1, Jon S. Lawrence1, Michael C. B. Ashley1,
John W. V. Storey1, Andrei Tokovinin2 and Eric Fossat3
1
School of Physics, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
email: suzanne@phys.unsw.edu.au
2
Laboratoire Universitaire d'Astrophysique de Nice, UMR 6525,
Universit´e de Nice ­ Sophia Antipolis, F-06108 Nice Cedex 1, France
3
Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory, Casilla 603, La Serena, Chile
1. Introduction
Dome C, Antarctica is one of the most promising astronomical sites in the world (Fossat
& Candidi 2003, and references therein). Dome C boasts low wind speeds, very cold

  

Source: Ashley, Michael C. B. - School of Physics, University of New South Wales

 

Collections: Physics