Accession Number:

AD1008213

Title:

URAT at CTIO

Descriptive Note:

Technical Report,01 Mar 2016,31 Mar 2016

Corporate Author:

U.S. Naval Observatory Flaggstaff United States

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2016-03-01

Pagination or Media Count:

2.0

Abstract:

Wondering about the red shipping container sitting on top of Cerro Tololo Between April 2012 and June 2015, the US Naval Observatory USNO Robotic Astrometric TelescopeURAT conducted a three-year Northern Hemisphere observing program from its Naval Observatory Flagstaff Station site in Arizona. The URATI astrometric star catalog was derived from its first two years of operation, providing accurate positions at the 10- 30 mas level for over200 million stars between R 3.5 and 19.

Subject Categories:

  • Optical Detection and Detectors
  • Astronomy

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE