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Constructed by Carnegie Mellon University and the National Radio
Astronomy Observatory, the submillimeter tipper
uses an ambient-temperature pyroelectric detector to monitor 350 micron
radiation. A stepper motor drives an off-axis paraboloid mirror, allowing the
instrument to scan from zenith to horizon. The tipper is currently taking
the roof of the AST/RO building at the
South Pole. Modifications to the tipper
are planned to incorporate it within the AASTO
package of instruments.
group's website for pictures.
For more information
The group has a website at
The submillimeter tipper is based at NRAO and Carnegie Mellon University.
For more information,
contact Simon Radford, firstname.lastname@example.org.