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anonymous person

Condor Staff

June 7, 2020
RPi4

Raspberry Pi 4 Computers

The Raspberry Pi 4 (RPi4) is a powerful and inexpensive computer. We plan to use an array of eight RPi4s to control the six individual telescopes that make up the prototype element of the Condor Array Telescope and to handle scheduling and sequencing, preliminary data processing, data storage, and data archiving.

To test the configuration, we purchased four RPi4s each with 4 GB of memory back in March of this …

anonymous person

Condor Staff

May 7, 2020
Raspberry Pi Rack-Mount Enclosure

Raspberry Pi Rack-Mount Enclosure

We plan to control the Condor Array Telescope at its home in the El Sauce Observatory of the Rio Hurtado Valley of Chile using an array of eight Raspberry Pi 4 (RPi4) computers. Each RPi4 contains two USB 3 and two USB 2 interfaces, making the computers ideal for controlling the cameras, motorized filter wheels, motorized focusers, and motorized dust covers associated with the six telescopes that comprise Condor. (Each …

National Science Foundation

The Condor Array Telescope gratefully acknowledges funding from the National Science Foundation.

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