Seeing measurements from Mt. Holomon

J. S. Nestoras, Dimitrios Mislis, S. Pyrzas, E. Tremou, J. H. Seiradakis, S. I. Avgoloupis

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Abstract

We present seeing measurements from Mt. Holomon (Chalkidiki, Greece), a possible site for the establishment of a new University of Thessaloniki Observatory, using the Hartman - DIMM method. After two years of systematic observations we present the first robust results and give a first evaluation of the astronomical seeing characteristics, which are very promising. In order to check our system and method of analysis we have also taken similar seeing measurements at the Kryonerion Astronomical Station of the National Observatory of Athens. The Kryonerion measurements fully agree with previous, established, seeing results taken there. This agreement makes us feel comfortable of the credibility of our system.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationAIP Conference Proceedings
Pages906-909
Number of pages4
Volume848
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2006
Externally publishedYes
Event7th International Conference of the Hellenic Astronomical Society - Lixourion, Kefallinia Island
Duration: 8 Sep 200511 Sep 2005

Other

Other7th International Conference of the Hellenic Astronomical Society
CityLixourion, Kefallinia Island
Period8/9/0511/9/05

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Keywords

  • DIMM
  • Seeing
  • Sitetesting

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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Nestoras, J. S., Mislis, D., Pyrzas, S., Tremou, E., Seiradakis, J. H., & Avgoloupis, S. I. (2006). Seeing measurements from Mt. Holomon. In AIP Conference Proceedings (Vol. 848, pp. 906-909) https://doi.org/10.1063/1.2348077

Seeing measurements from Mt. Holomon. / Nestoras, J. S.; Mislis, Dimitrios; Pyrzas, S.; Tremou, E.; Seiradakis, J. H.; Avgoloupis, S. I.

AIP Conference Proceedings. Vol. 848 2006. p. 906-909.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Nestoras, JS, Mislis, D, Pyrzas, S, Tremou, E, Seiradakis, JH & Avgoloupis, SI 2006, Seeing measurements from Mt. Holomon. in AIP Conference Proceedings. vol. 848, pp. 906-909, 7th International Conference of the Hellenic Astronomical Society, Lixourion, Kefallinia Island, 8/9/05. https://doi.org/10.1063/1.2348077
Nestoras JS, Mislis D, Pyrzas S, Tremou E, Seiradakis JH, Avgoloupis SI. Seeing measurements from Mt. Holomon. In AIP Conference Proceedings. Vol. 848. 2006. p. 906-909 https://doi.org/10.1063/1.2348077
Nestoras, J. S. ; Mislis, Dimitrios ; Pyrzas, S. ; Tremou, E. ; Seiradakis, J. H. ; Avgoloupis, S. I. / Seeing measurements from Mt. Holomon. AIP Conference Proceedings. Vol. 848 2006. pp. 906-909
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