First daytime seeing monitoring at Dome C

Aristidi, E. et al., 2003, Memorie della Societa Astronomica Italiana Supplementi, 2, 146 | View on ADS (2003MSAIS...2..146A)


The first astronomical seeing monitoring has been made with a DIMM instrument at the Antarctic plateau site of Dome C in December, 2002 on the bright star Canopus (alpha Eri) during the daytime. In these far from optimal conditions, a median seeing of 1.2 arcsec as been obtained, with extended periods better than 1 arc-sec and 12 percent of the time better tan 0.75 arcsec.

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