Experts of Kazan Federal University Together with company " Parallax " and scientists of the RAS Special astrophysical Observatory has created a unique multi-robotic telescope for observations of very large areas of the sky.
As stated by the information Agency in the press-service of KFU, this telescope image gets another part of the sky area of an estimated 900 square degrees of 10 times per second. In this mode, it is able to find and explore fast astrophysical phenomena and transient objects are very different kinds: from meteors in the atmosphere and variable stars in a Galaxy far as gamma-ray bursts - heavy duty explosions of massive stars.
Created a system that received the abbreviated name MPM (multi-channel monitoring telescope)is a complex of nine small (with a diameter of 7 cm) lens, equipped with highly sensitive and high-speed detectors, a set of filters, Polaroids and United in one body through a powerful computer complex. In the latter includes not only the management of the whole system, but the automatic processing and analysis of the received information in real time. Full stream is recorded by the system information is about 1 GB per second.
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