EAS Publications Series
Volume 40, 20103rd ARENA Conference: An Astronomical Observatory at CONCORDIA (Dome C, Antarctica)
|Page(s)||125 - 135|
|Published online||23 December 2009|
L. Spinoglio and N. Epchtein (eds)
EAS Publications Series, 40 (2010) 125-135
A Wide-field, Optical/Infrared, 2.5 m class Telescope for Antarctica
School of Physics, University of New South Wales, Australia
2 Observatoire Astronomique de Marseille Provence, Université d'Aix-Marseille, France
3 Københavns Universitet, Dennmark
4 Università degli Studi di Perugia, Italy
5 Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain
6 CNRA–Fizeau, Université de Nice Sophia Antipolis, France
7 Institut d'Astrophysique de Paris, France
8 Istituto di Astrofisica Spaziale e Fisica Cosmica, Italy
This report provides the recommendations of ARENA Working Group 1 concerning the development of and objectives for a wide-field, optical/infrared, 2.5 m class telescope for Antarctica. It discusses the key science drivers for such a telescope, the performance and capabilities it should have, and the logistics and infrastructure issues relevant to its construction and operation.
© EAS, EDP Sciences, 2010
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