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Spike for Subaru

The Subaru 8m telescope is being developed by the National Astronomical Observatory of Japan. The Space ScienceTelescope Institute (STScI) is under contract to provide both long range planning short term scheduling software.

Subaru is using the same Ground Based Scheduling Engine that is being used by ESO for the VLT. You can see a top level description of that project under ESO/VLT.

Subaru has requested two major extensions to the Ground Based Scheduler.