Abstract Details

Title: The Uh88, Full Remote Operation Of A Mauna Kea Telescope

Authors: Colin Aspin, Edwin Sousa

Abstract Submitted by: Colin Aspin

Institute/Affiliation: Institute For Astronomy University Of Hawaii

Abstract Type: talk

Abstract Information:

The University of Hawai\'i 2.2m telescope (the UH88) is now over 40 years old and has been operating in a very successful fully remote operational mode for many years. In this presentation we will review the current status of remote operation of the UH88 including such hot topics as environment sensing, problem handling, communications, data flow, and safety.