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Title: Site characterisation for the IUCAA telescope
Authors: Das, H. K
Menon, S. M
Paranjpye, A
Tandon, S. N
Keywords: Astronomical sites;Seeing;Microthermal fluctuations;Extinction;Sky brightness
Issue Date: 1999
Publisher: Astronomical Society of India
Citation: BASI, Vol.27, No. 4, pp. 609 - 626
Abstract: We present the report on characterisation of the site for IUCAA telescope, which was conducted during October '96 to April '97. The main points highlighted are the results on : seeing, contribution of atmospheric turbulence near the surface to seeing, extinction and sky brightness, cloud coverage and surface weather data. In addition the key design features of the instruments developed for these observations are presented.
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