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The PIRATE facility: at the crossroads of research and teaching

Kolb, Ulrich (2014). The PIRATE facility: at the crossroads of research and teaching. In: Revista Mexicana de Astronomía y Astrofísica, 45.

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Abstract

I describe the Open University-owned 0.43m robotic observatory PIRATE, based in Mallorca. PIRATE is a cost-effective facility contributing to topical astrophysical research and an inspiring platform for distance education students to learn practical science.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item
Copyright Holders: 2014 The Author
ISSN: 0185-1101
Keywords: astronomy; astrophysics; education; science education; telescopes; robotic telescopes
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) > Physical Sciences
Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
Item ID: 41893
Depositing User: Marcus Brodeur
Date Deposited: 26 Jan 2015 10:51
Last Modified: 15 Dec 2018 11:10
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/41893
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