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Optical design of an UV camera for a Ritchey-Chretien space telescope
Author(s): Roberto Ragazzoni; Renato Falomo; G. Corrain
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Paper Abstract

A study for the optical design of an UV-imaging camera is briefly reported. We emphasize the guidelines that drove the design choices adopted, as trade-off between optical quality and efficiency. Optical solutions for an additional long focal length channel are also given. This study is performed in the framework of the SUV project, a 170 cm Ritchey-Chretian space telescope to be made with the collaboration of Russia, Ukraine, Italy and Germany.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 November 1993
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 1945, Space Astronomical Telescopes and Instruments II, (1 November 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.158789
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Roberto Ragazzoni, Astronomical Observatory of Padova (Italy)
Renato Falomo, Astronomical Observatory of Padova (Italy)
G. Corrain, Astronomical Observatory of Padova (Italy)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1945:
Space Astronomical Telescopes and Instruments II
Pierre Y. Bely; James B. Breckinridge, Editor(s)

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