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Automatic Meteor Tracker with Imager and Slit Spectrograph (AIM-IT)

Status

Operated By: 
PI

The AIM-IT instrument (Meteor Tracker) was developed for rapid pointing and meteor tracking. Its purpose is to image bright meteors in high resolution, searching for jets and other plasma ejections. During the 2001 Leonids, the instrument carried a light collection lens with a fiber optic connection to a spectrograph.

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Point(s) of Contact: 
George Varros (POC; PI)