Client: Institute for Astrophysics of the Georg-August-Universität Göttingen
Requirements Profile: Precise monitoring of temperature and relative humidity of 50-cm telescope and the telescope dome.
The prestigious Institute of Astrophysics of the Georg-August University of Göttingen in Göttingen is home to a modern reflector telescope with a mirror 50 cm in diameter and 5 m focal length, which is used in the teaching of physics and the internship placement as well as for astrophysics.
To counter the dew on the primary mirror of the telescope as early as possible to search for a suitable solution for monitoring the environmental factors temperature and humidity.
This was to fulfill the following requirements:
- precise monitoring of temperature and humidity in the telescope as well as within the telescope dome
- Long-term recording of measured values / Graphic display of measured values
- Timely and reliable alarms when state changes
The AKCP sensorProbe2 monitoring system is a compact, yet versatile, 2 port sensor device. Ideal for monitoring environmental variations, power, physical threats and security. An embedded Linux like operating system and TCP/IP stack makes the unit platform independent and accessible via a LAN or WAN. Full SNMP compliance and the supplied MIB gives easy integration with network management software.