Abstracts Submitted

Firstname Lastname Institute/Affiliation Title Authors Abstract Type
EricAgolUniversity of WashingtonFinding habitable earths around white dwarfs with a robotic telescope transit surveyEric Agoltalk
ColinAspinInstitute For Astronomy University Of HawaiiThe Uh88, Full Remote Operation Of A Mauna Kea TelescopeColin Aspin, Edwin Sousatalk
GasparBakosHarvard Smithsonian Ctr. AstrophysGlobal networks of small telescopes: HATNet and HATSouthGaspar Bakostalk
GregoryBarrickCanada-France-Hawaii TelescopeUsing an ethernet based relay to remotely control lights at CFHTGregory Barrickposter
StevenBaumanCanada France Hawaii Telescope CorporationRemote monitoring of a Fire Protection SystemSteven Bauman, Tom Vermeulen, Larry Roberts, Grant Matsushige, Sarah Gajadhar, Ralph Taroma, Casey Elizares, Tyson Arruda, Sharon Potter, James Hoffmanposter
TomBenedictCanada-France-Hawaii TelescopeConverting a Liquid Nitrogen Cooled Instrument to Remote OperationTom Benedict, Jeff Ward, Gregory Barrickposter
DavidBohlenderNational Research Council Of CanadaRemote and Robotic Operation of the Dominion Astrophysical Observatory 1.2-m Telescope and McKellar SpectrographDavid Bohlender, Dmitry Monin And Les Saddlemyertalk
MarcBuieSouthwest Research InstituteAutonomous Operation and Use of the Lowell Observatory 0.8-m TelescopeMarc W. Buietalk
StevenBusingerUniversity of Hawaii Department of MeteorologyThe Mauna Kea Weather Center: Custom Atmospheric Forecasting Support for Mauna KeaSteven Busingertalk
RolandChristenAstro-PhysicsRemote/Robotic Operation of Astro-Physics German Equatorial MountsGeorge Whitney, Howard Hedlund, Marjorie Christen, Roland Christenposter
FernandoComeronEuropean Southern ObservatoryRapid Response to transient events at the VLTFernando Comerontalk
Jean-charlesCuillandreCanada France Hawaii TelescopeSkyProbe, monitoring the absolute atmospheric transmission in the opticalJean-charles Cuillandre, Eugene Magnier, Billy Mahoneytalk
GaryDavisJoint Astronomy CentreA Minimalist Operating Mode for UKIRT Gary Davistalk
RobertDennyDC-3 Dreams SPA Web-Remote/Robotic/Scheduled Astronomical Data Acquisition SystemR. Dennyposter
JasonEastmanThe Ohio State UniversityDEMONEX: The DEdicated MONitor of EXotransitsJason Eastman, B. Scott Gauditalk
HeatherFlewellingInstitute for AstronomyPanSTARRS: Remote operations and automated processing for Gigapixel CameraH. Flewelling, E. Small, S. Isani, M. T. Dukesposter
SarahGajadharCFHTRetrofitting the Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope for Remote OperationsS. Gajadhar, T. Vermeulen, W. Cruisetalk
RichardGeldermanWestern Kentucky University - Robotically Controlled Telescope ConsortiumReal World Practical Considerations for Remote and/or Autonomous Robotic TelescopesBruce H. Cook And Kevin R. Harris (brevin Technologies, Llc)poster
RichardGeldermanWestern Kentucky University - Robotically Controlled Telescope ConsortiumThe Robotically Controlled Telescope (RCT): First Five Years of Fully Autonomous OperationR. Gelderman, M. T. Carini, D. R. Davis, S. G. Engle, E. F. Guinan, C. H. Mcgruder Iii, L- G. Strolger, E. F. Tedesco, And D. K. Walterposter
RichardGeldermanWestern Kentucky University - Robotically Controlled Telescope ConsortiumNarrow-band Imagery with the 1.3-meter Robotically Controlled Telescope (RCT)D. K. Walter, R. Gelderman, R. Campbell, M. T. Carini, D. R. Davis, S. G. Engle, E. F. Guinan, C. H. Mcgruder Iii, L- G. Strolger, And E. F. Tedescoposter
RichardGeldermanWestern Kentucky University - Robotically Controlled Telescope ConsortiumFlexible Queue Scheduling Capabilities of the 1.3-m RCT: Application to Time Variable SourcesM. T. Carini, R. Gelderman, D. R. Davis, S. G. Engle, E. F. Guinan, C. H. McGruder III, L-G. Strolger, E. F. Tedesco, and D. K. Walterposter
RichardGeldermanWestern Kentucky University - Robotically Controlled Telescope ConsortiumAutomation of the 1.3-meter Robotically Controlled Telescope (RCT)Richard R. Treffers (starman Systems, Llc)poster
RichardGeldermanWestern Kentucky University - Robotically Controlled Telescope ConsortiumAutonomous Scheduling of the 1.3-meter Robotically Controlled Telescope (RCT)L- G. Strolger, R. Gelderman, M. T. Carini, D. R. Davis, S. G. Engle, E. F. Guinan, C. H. Mcgruder Iii, E. F. Tedesco, And D. K. Walterposter
RussellGenetCalifornia Polytechnic State UniversityHistory of Robotic and Remotely Operated TelescopesRussell Genettalk
EdwardGuinanVillanova University and the RCT ConsortiumRCT photometry of the Hubble Classical Cepheid V19 in M33: Evidence for the Cessation of Pulsations - A Case of Stellar Evolution in Real TimeScott G Engle, Edward F Guinan, Lucas Macri, Ann Pellerinposter
EdwardGuinanVillanova University and RCT ConsortiumThe 1.3-m Robotically Controlled Telescope (RCT) at Kitt Peak - A Fifty year old dream Realized: Telescope Characteristics, Current Research and Education ProgrEdward Guinan, Richard Gelderman, Louis Strolger, Michael Carini, Charles Mc Gruder, Rachel Campbell, Donald Walter, Donald Davis, Edward Tedesco, Scott Engletalk
OlivierGuyonSubaru Telescope and Univ. of ArizonaPrecision photometry with a low-cost robotic wide field imaging systemOlivier Guyon, Josh Walawendertalk
YaserHafezThe National Centre for Mathematics and Physics at KACSTImportance of the mobile observatories use in Saudi Arabia for accurate astronomical observationsY. A. Hafez, Z. A. Almustafa, A. H. Maghrabitalk
ArneHendenAAVSOA Scientific Network of Small Robotic TelescopesArne Hendentalk
KlausHodappInstitute for Astronomy University of HawaiiIRIS - An Infrared Imaging System Dedicated to Monitoring Star-Forming Regions for VariabilityK. W. Hodapp, R. Chini, B. Reipurth, M. Murphy, R. Lemke, R. Watermann, S. Jacobson, K. Bischoff, T. Chonis, K. Dement, R. Terrien, S. Provence, O. Smith, V. Hotalk
TimJennessJoint Astronomy CentreData Management at the UKIRT and JCMTTim Jenness And Frossie Economoutalk
RaineKarjalainenIsaac Newton Group of TelescopesRemote observing at Isaac Newton Group of TelescopesR. Karjalainen And I. Skillenposter
TomKerrJoint Astronomy CentreSwitching the United Kingdom Infrared Telescope to remote operationsTom Kerrtalk
RobertKibrickUCO Lick ObservatoryOperating a wide-area high-availability collaborative remote observing system for classically-scheduled observations at the W. M. Keck ObservatoryRobert I. Kibrick (1), Gregory D. Wirth (2), Steven L. Allen (1), William T. S. Deich (1), Robert W. Goodrich (2), James E. Lyke (2); Lick:1 Keck:2talk
PetrKubanekInstitute of Physics CR and IAA CSIC - IPL UV SpainBuilding and operating a network of autonomous observatories with an open source softwarePetr Kubanek, Michal Prouza, Martin Jelinek, Alberto J. Castro-tiradotalk
DaisukeKurodaOkayama Astrophysical Observatory National Astronomical Observatory of JapanThe development of an automatic reduction system for Gamma-Ray Burst afterglowDaisuke Kuroda, Kenshi Yanagisawa, Yasuhiro Shimizu, Hiroyuki Toda (oao, Naoj), Shogo Nagayama (naoj), Michitoshi Yoshida (hiroshima), Kouji Ohta (kyoto), Yoichposter
OscarLara-gilIAA CSICThe RTS2 Web InterfaceO. Lara Gil, P. Kubanek, A. J. Castro Tirado, J. Gorosabel, M. Jelinek, R. Cunniffe, S. Guziy, A. De Ugarte Postigo, R. Sanchez-ramirez, J. C. Telloposter
Jean-marieLavie-cambotPic du MidiAutomation of Pic du Midi 2-m Telescope Bernard LyotJ-m Lavie-cambot, F. Lacassagne, P Ambert, J-m Arrotis, Y Argentin, M-p Arberet, E Chereau, C Decha, C Delaigue, L Guesdon, D Laurent-burguiã¨re, G Malbreil, poster
MatthewLehnerAcademia Sinica Insitute of Astronomy and AstrophysicsThe TAOS Robotic Occultation SurveyMatthew Lehnertalk
BretLittleBrigham Young UniversityTelescope Control through CelestialGridBret Little, Cameron Pace, Richard Pearson, Jacob Nelson, John Smith, Ben Boizelle, J. Ward Moodytalk
IvanLookCanada-France-Hawaii-Telescope CorporationRemote Control of the CFHT Dome ShutterIvan Look, Larry Roberts, Tom Vermeulenposter
PeterMackAstronomical Consultants and Equipment IncACE Observatory Control System - 16 years of remote intercontinental observingP. Mackposter
NadineMansetCFHTPrinciples of Queued Service Observing at CFHT N. Manset, T. Burdullis, D. Devostposter
NadineMansetCFHTRemote Queued Service Observing at CFHTDaniel Devost, Nadine Manset, Todd Burdullis.talk
JohnMartinezLas Cumbres Observatory Global TelescopeLCOGT Sites and FacilitiesJohn J. Martinez, Timothy M. Brown, Patrick Conway, Mark Elphick, Michael Falarski, Eric Hawkins, Wayne Rosing, John Shobbrook, Las Cumbres Observatory Global Ttalk
EderMartioliCFHTCFHT data processing and calibration ESPaDOnS pipeline: Upena and OPERA (optical spectropolarimetry)E. Martioli, D. Teeple, N. Mansetposter
KevinMclinNASA EPO Group at Sonoma State UniversityUsing Telescopic Observations to Mentor High School Students in STEM K. M. Mclin, L. R. Cominskyposter
KevinMclinNASA EPO Group at Sonoma State UniversityUsing Robotic Telescopes to Teach STEM Skills: Undergraduate and High School StudentsK. Mclin (nasa Epo, Ssu), R. Sparks (noao Tucson) talk
FrankMelsheimerDFM Engineering IncAuto Guiders for Remotely Operated, Automated, or Robotic TelescopesFrank Melsheimerposter
FrankMelsheimerDFM Engineering IncDesigning New FacilitiesFrank Melsheimer And Dfm Engineering Staffposter
GeneMiloneUniversity Of CalgaryInfrared Photometry for Automated Telescopes: Passband SelectionEugene F. Milone (rao, Ucalgary) & Andrew T. Young (sdsu)talk
JwardMoodyBrigham Young UniversityThe Remote Observatory for Variable Object Research (ROVOR)Moody, J. W., Little, B., Nelson J., Smith, J., Boizelle, B., Pace, C., Pearson, R. Ltalk
GlennMorrisonIfA and CFHTASIVA -- The All-Sky mid-IR imager on Mauna kea Morrison, Mahoney, Gajadharposter
RichardOramAURA Gemini ObservatoryRemote Operations of Laser Guide Star Systems: Gemini Observatory.Richard J Oram, Vincent Fesquet, Robert Wyman, Celine D�orgevilletalk
CarltonPennypackerUC BerkelyGreat Times Now and In the Future For Telescopes Afar in EducationCarlton Pennypackerposter
MikeReedMissouri State UniversityThe Baker Observatory Robotic Autonomous TelescopeM. Reed, M. Thompson, L. Hicks, A. Baranposter
ReedRiddleCalifornia Institute of TechnologyRobo-AO: The first autonomous laser guide star adaptive optics system for 1 to 3 meter telescopesReed Riddle For The Robo-ao Teamtalk
ReedRiddleCalifornia Institute of TechnologyThe Thirty Meter Telescope robotic site testing systemReed Riddle For The Tmt Site Testing Teamtalk
WayneRosingLCOGTWe keep you in the darkWayne Rosingtalk
WayneRosingLas Cumbres Observatory Global TelescopeThe LCOGT Software SystemWayne Rosing, Eric Hawkins, Et Al.talk
KathyRothGemini ObservatoryTarget of Opportunity and Time Critical Queue Observations at Gemini ObservatoryKathy Rothtalk
RobSeamanNational Optical Astronomy Observatory3 Things Your Robot Should KnowRob Seamantalk
JacquesSebagNOAO-LSSTLidar and All-Sky IR Camera Cloud Measurements for LSST SchedulingJ. Sebag, P. Zimmer, D. Klebe, J. Mcgraw, V. Krabbendamposter
MichaelSheehanGemini ObservatoryGemin Observatory, transition to base facility science operationsMichael Sheehan, Gelys Trancho, Dolores Coulson, Ariel Lopezposter
RobertSmithLiverpool TelescopeThe Liverpool TelescopeR. J. Smithtalk
WayneSpringerUniversity Of UtahThe Willard L. Eccles Observatory: Commissioning and Development of Remote Operation CapabilitiesWayne Springer, Kyle Dawson, Paolo Gondolo, Nicolas Ramsrud, Paul Ricketts, Upul Samarasinghatalk
KarunThanjavurCFHTArtificial Intelligence in Autonomous TelescopesWilliam Mahoney And Karun Thanjavurtalk
KarunThanjavurCFHTCFHT data processing and calibration pipeline for WIRCam: Iiwi (near-IR imaging) Karun Thanjavur, Doug Teeple, Chi-hung Yan, And Members Of The Iiwi Teamposter
MatthewThompsonMissouri State University Searching for Variable Events in High-Cadence DataM. Thompson, M. Reed, L. Hicks, A. Baranposter
JohnTonryInstitute for Astronomy University of HawaiiATLAS: An Asteroid Warning SystemJohn Tonrytalk
ChristianVeilletCanada-France-Hawaii TelescopeWhy to stay away from your telescope at night?C. Veiillettalk
JoshWalawenderUniversity Of Hawaii Institute For AstronomyComputer Infrastructure for the Variable Young Stellar Objects SurveyJosh Walawender, bo Reipurth, Martin Paegerttalk
RichardWilliamsSierra Stars Observatory NetworkSierra Stars Observatory Network: An Accessible Global NetworkEdward Beshore And Richard Williamstalk
GregoryWirthW. M. Keck ObservatoryMore Bang for the Buck: Lessons Learned from Remote Observing at the W. M. Keck ObservatoryGregory D. Wirth, Robert I. Kibrick, James E. Lyke, Jeff A. Mader, Robert W. Goodrichtalk
SinanYerliODTU Physics DepartmentA Potential 4+ Class IR Telescope in East Anatolia, TurkeyC. Yesilyaprak, S. Ozdemir, T. Akkus, H. Demirci, S.K. Yerli, A. Esendemir, Y. Sahin, M. Helvaci, T. Ozisik, E. Sakar, Y. Guney, E. Dikicioglu, N. Aksaker, B.B. Gucsav, B. Dincel, N. Uzunposter
MingZhuNational Astronomical Observatory of ChinaRemote observing with the FAST telescopeMing Zhutalk