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By Andy Adamson,John Davies,Ian Robson,E. Ian Robson

ISBN-10: 9400774311

ISBN-13: 9789400774315

ISBN-10: 9402401997

ISBN-13: 9789402401998

These are the complaints of a global assembly hosted by means of the Royal Observatory, Edinburgh, to commemorate the thirtieth anniversary of the commitment of the UKIRT, the uk InfraRed Telescope.

The quantity contains 31 expert point papers. the 1st a part of the e-book has 10 thorough stories of the belief, layout and construct of the telescope, in addition to debts of a few its key tools resembling IRCAM (the common-user infrared camera), CGS4 (the fourth Cooled Grating Spectrometer) and the huge box digital camera. the second one a part of the booklet includes 14 reports of medical achievements in the course of its two decades of customer mode operations. the ultimate a part of the e-book is a chain of seven reports of the implications from the a number of surveys being performed as a part of UKIDSS (UKIRT Infrared Deep Sky Survey).

The authors are all specialists of their respective fields, for instance software scientists, operations employees and major astronomers.

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