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anonymous person

Condor Staff

September 3, 2020
University of Chile

Scientific Collaboration Agreement with the University of Chile

We are pleased to announce a scientific collaboration agreement with the University of Chile. The agreement calls for the University of Chile and Stony Brook University to collaborate on the scientific and technical development of the Condor Array Telescope, which is to be located at the El Sauce Observatory in Chile. According to terms of the agreement, (1) the import of all materials and implements that are necessary for the …

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 …

anonymous person

Condor Staff

March 18, 2020

Welcome to the Condor Array Telescope

Welcome to the Condor Array Telescope!

In early August 2019, we learned that we were to receive funding from the NSF Advanced Technologies and Instrumentation program for our proposal "Concept Feasibility Study for a High-Performance Telescope Array." The proposal described the construction and operation of the prototype element of an "array telescope" consisting of six refracting telescopes, each equipped with a focal-reducing field corrector, motorized focuser, and motorized filter wheel, …

National Science Foundation

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

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