• Gulmarg, Kashmir, India: Potential Site for Optical Astronomical Observations

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      Astronomy; meteorological parameters; site survey; Gulmarg.

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      The site characteristics of Gulmarg, Kashmir at an altitude of about 2743.2 m above sea level is based on analysis of meteorological conditions, cloud cover, temperature, wind speed, wind direction, relative humidity and atmospheric pressure, etc. Analysis and characterization of meteorological conditions suggest that Gulmarg, Kashmir is a potential site for carrying out photometric as well as spectroscopic observations of celestial objects.

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      Ajaz Ahmad Dar1 2 3 Manzoor A. Malik1

      1. Department of Physics, University of Kashmir, Srinagar 190 006, India.
      2. Department of Physics, Islamia College of Science and Commerce, Srinagar 190 002, India.
      3. Indian Institute of Astrophysics, Bangalore 560 034, India.
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