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Mr. Ashirbad Nayak
Mount Abu astronomical observatory, Rajasthan
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The 1.2m telescope at Gurushikhar Mt. Abu has been operating for almost 30
years and has produced many exciting scientific results. During this
period, many upgradation activities have been carried out by observatory
engineers to improve the user experience and enhance telescope
Technologies that were unavailable or immature at the conception of the
telescope have been integrated into the system to offer a thoroughly
modern experience to researchers. Features like autoguiding, sky catalogue
integration, miniaturization of control system electronics have simplified
observations and increased productivity.
This talk will focus on these activities in detail.  

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Mr. Ashirbad Nayak is from Bhadrak, Odisha.
He joined the Astronomy and Astrophysics division of the Physical Research
Laboratory in 2017, after completing his in Avionics from the
Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology. Since 2019, he has been
working at the Mount Abu astronomical observatory.
Apart from the 2.5m telescope project and instrumentation activities, he is
involved in the maintenance and upgradation of the various telescopes and
auxiliary services in the observatory.

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Santosh Joshi
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