Enabling Virtual Access to Latin-America Southern Observatories

FP7 Capabilities

2011/12 ESO The Messenger n.146

In the December Issue of the ESO bulletin (The Messenger, Nº 146), Konrad Kuijken (Leiden Observatory) et Al. report on the OmegaCAM commissioning at the VST telescope at ESO Paranal Observatory, for which the EVALSO infrastructure has been used to remotely support the commissioning activities. In their words (page 11):

” …. the newly laid EVALSO high-speed internet link to Paranal (see Filippi, 2010), made it possible for us to have an entire “back office” in Groningen looking over our shoulders and analysing the data on the fly, despite the considerable data volumes.”

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