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Title: T35: a small automatic telescope for long-term observing campaigns
Authors: Susana Martin-Ruiz (1), Francisco J. Aceituno (1), Miguel Abril (1), Luis P. Costillo (1), Antonio Garcia (1), Jose Luis de la Rosa (1), Isabel Bustamante (1,2), Juan Gutierrez-Soto (1,3), Hector Magan (1,4), Jose Luis Ramos (1), Marcos Ubierna (1,5) ((1) IAA-CSIC, Spain, (2) Parque de las Ciencias, Granada, Spain, (3) Observatoire de Paris, CNRS, Universite Paris Diderot, France, (4) CAHA, Spain, (5) SENER Ingenieria y Sistemas, Bizkaia, Spain)

The T35 is a small telescope (14") equipped with a large format CCD camera installed in the Sierra Nevada Observatory (SNO) in Southern Spain. This telescope will be a useful tool for the detecting and studying pulsating stars, particularly, in open clusters. In this paper, we describe the automation process of the T35 and show also some images taken with the new instrumentation.

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