A path to the stars: The evolution of the species

Fabrizio Vitali*, Guido Chincarini, Mario Zannoni, Stefano Covino, Emilio Molinari, Stefano Benetti, Carlotta Bonoli, Favio Bortoletto, Enrico Cascone, Rosario Cosentino, Francesco D'Alessio, Paolo D'Avanzo, Vincenzo De Caprio, Massimo Della Valle, Alberto Fernandez-Soto, Dino Fugazza, Enrico Giro, Demetrio Magrin, Giuseppe Malaspina, Lech MankiewiczRaffaella Margutti, Ruben Mazzoleni, Luciano Nicastro, Alberto Riva, Marco Riva, Ruben Salvaterra, Paolo Span, Monica Sperandio, Mauro Stefanon, Gino Tosti, Vincenzo Testa

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Abstract

During the last years, a number of telescopes have been dedicated to the followup of the GRBs. But after the Swift launch, the average observed intensity of the GRBs showed to be lower than thought before. Our experience with the robotic 60cm REM telescope confirmed this evidence, with a large number of lost GRBs. Then, we proposed to study the feasibility of a 4m fast pointing class telescope, equipped with a multichannel imagers, from Visible to Near Infrared. In this paper, we present the main result of the feasibility study we performed so far.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number187269
JournalAdvances in Astronomy
Volume2010
DOIs
StatePublished - 2010

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Astronomy and Astrophysics
  • Space and Planetary Science

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