Observatorio del Roque de los Muchachos, La Palma
Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:
This series comprises publications of meteorological data and of catalogues of observations of the stars and planets obtained with the Carlsberg Automatic Meridian Circle (CAMC). The publications were produced by the Real Instituto y Observatorio de la Armada en San Fernando, Copenhagen University Observatory and Institute of Astronomy, Cambridge, and latterly, solely by ROA.
A series of booklets containing measurements of the meteorological conditions, astronomical seeing and atmospheric extinction made at the site of the Carlsberg Automatic Meridian Circle (CAMC) in the Observatorio del Roque de los Muchachos, La Palma, Islas Canarias.
A set of catalogues of observations of positions of stars and planets, obtained with the Carlsberg Automatic Meridian Circle on La Palma.
An incomplete series of ING Technical Notes.
20 volumes of typed or photocopied texts bound with green covers, with 14 duplicate copies. The following abbreviations are used in the titles: ISIS: Intermediate Dispersion Spectroscopic Imaging System; LDSS: Low Dispersion Survey Spectrograph; WHT: William Herschel Telescope; INT: Isaac Newton Telescope; MPF: Multi Purpose Fotometer; ADAM: Astronomical Data Acquisition Monitor; and CCD: Charge-coupled device.
A set of 39 technical drawings, originally rolled together and labelled 'RD Instrus. [Instruments] Dev. and Gen. User, Drg Nos AZ/002, X/BA/001, X/BB/001 and V/FD/000'. Includes V, X, Y and Z sized sheets, V being the largest. Many (if not all) relate to instruments designed for the Isaac Newton Telescope at La Palma, including drawings of the Image Photon Counting System (I.P.C.S) which was first used in March 1984.
A single technical drawing for the Image Photon Counting System (I.P.C.S) camera unit of the Isaac Newton Telescope, La Palma. The I.P.C.S. was first used at La Palma in March 1984. The drawing is of sheet size 'W' and was originally in a roll titled 'RD IPCS Camera Unit (Unit Spec.) W/FD/000 C.W.'
RGO La Palma Operations Division and the Roque de Los Muchachos Observatory: Papers and Records, c.1980-2015 (mainly to 1998)
Papers, records and photographs for the RGO La Palma Operations Division and the Roque de Los Muchachos Observatory. Includes paper files recording day to day administration, a large series of photographic records in albums, various sets of publications relating to telescopes and instruments and a small set of press cuttings.