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Advances in Astronomy
Volume 2010, Article ID 784141, 8 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2010/784141
Research Article

Wide and Fast: Monitoring the Sky in Subsecond Domain with the FAVOR and TORTORA Cameras

1Special Astrophysical Observatory, Russian Academy of Sciences, Nizhnij Arkhys, 369167, Russia
2Institute for Precise Instrumentation, Nizhnij Arkhys, 369167, Russia
3Astronomy Department, Bologna University, Bologna 40126, Italy

Received 29 June 2009; Accepted 1 December 2009

Academic Editor: Lorraine Hanlon

Copyright © 2010 Sergey Karpov et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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