EIE and the first big Turkish telescope DAG
Ankara - Turkey, October 16, 2015
EIE GROUP has been awarded the contract for the design and construction of the Dome that will house the Turkish telescope DAG -Dogu Anadolu Gozlemevi, by Turkish Ministry of Development and the Atatürk University of Astrophysics Research Telescope - ATASAM.
DAG will be a 4m class optical and infrared telescope and will be installed at an altitude of 3170m asl on the Erzurum Plateau, near the town of Erzurum, Eastern Anatolia, Turkey.
Go to the project webpage HERE
The kick Off Meeting for the start of the activities on the development of the future Dome which will house the Turkish telescope DAG, was held in Ankara a few days ago. " the pecularity of this enclosure" - explains Gianpietro Marchiori, President of EIE GROUP - " is represented by its technologica simplicity, the result of years searching for the perfect optimization either on the engineering side and on the constructive one. A complex system of structures, mechanisms and plants, put together by sophisticated control systems, to guarantee the best performances to the telescope.
Careful temperatures supervision, wind protection systems and air flow control, attentive maintenance and easy access systems to the telescope areas, are some of the main parameters which characterize the perfect functioning of the telescope.