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dc.contributor.authorGothe, K. S-
dc.contributor.authorAcharya, B. S-
dc.contributor.authorBhat, P. N-
dc.contributor.authorChitnis, V. R-
dc.contributor.authorD'Souza, A. I-
dc.contributor.authorFrancis, P. J-
dc.contributor.authorJohn, A. V-
dc.contributor.authorJoshi, S. R-
dc.contributor.authorMajumdar, P-
dc.contributor.authorNagesh, B. K-
dc.contributor.authorPose, M. S-
dc.contributor.authorPurohit, P. N-
dc.contributor.authorRahman, M. A-
dc.contributor.authorRao, K. K-
dc.contributor.authorRao, S. K-
dc.contributor.authorSharma, S. K-
dc.contributor.authorSingh, B. B-
dc.contributor.authorStanislaus, A. J-
dc.contributor.authorSudershanan, P. V-
dc.contributor.authorUpadhya, S. S-
dc.contributor.authorVenkateshmurthy, B. L-
dc.contributor.authorVishwanath, P. R-
dc.date.accessioned2008-06-20T06:18:20Z-
dc.date.available2008-06-20T06:18:20Z-
dc.date.issued2002-
dc.identifier.citationBASI, Vol. 30, No. 1, pp. 397 - 402en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/2248/2464-
dc.description.abstractPachmarhi Array of Cverenkov Telescopes (PACT) consists of 25 Telescopes deployed over an area of 100m x 80m. The experiment is based on atmospheric Cverenkov technique to detect Very High Energy celestial gamma-rays using wavefront sampling method. Each telescope consists of 7 large area parabolic mirrors mounted para-axially on an equatorial mount and a fast photo-multiplier tube at the focus of each mirror. For efficient operation of the experiment 3 automated control systems were developed and installed, viz. Automated Computerized Telescope Orientation System (ACTOS) to control the pointing and tracking of individual telescopes, Automatic Photo-multiplier Exposure System (APES) to facilitate the exposure of photo-tubes only during observations, and Computerized Automated Rate Adjustment and Monitoring System (CARAMS) to ensure uniform gains for all the phototube - mirror systems. The design features and performance of each of these systems are discussed.en
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dc.publisherAstronomical Society of Indiaen
dc.relation.urihttp://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2002BASI...30..397Gen
dc.subjectTelescope Orientationen
dc.subjectControl Systemsen
dc.subjectPACTen
dc.subjectAtmospheric Cverenkov Techniqueen
dc.subjectGround Based Gamma-Ray Astronomyen
dc.titleAuxiliary control systems for Pachmarhi array of Cverenkov telescopesen
dc.typeArticleen
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