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Paper: MONET: a MOnitoring NEtwork of Telescopes
Volume: 261, The Physics of Cataclysmic Variables and Related Objects
Page: 674
Authors: Hessman, F. V.; Beuermann, K.
Abstract: MONET is a planned network of two 1m-class robotic telescopes which will be used for various photometric monitoring projects -- variable stars, planet searches, AGN's, GRB's -- as well as by school children in Germany and over the world. The two host partners, the Univ. of Texas' McDonald Observatory and the South African Astronomical Observatory, will operate the telescopes in exchange for observing time on the network. MONET will be one of the first robotic telescope networks offering 1-m class telescopes, complete coverage of the sky, good longitude coverage for long observing sequences on objects near the celestial equator, and a heavy educational emphasis.
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