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Enclosure of SUBARU Telescope
Author(s): Izumi Mikami; Hidetaka Yamauchi; Noboru Itoh; S. Kawahara; C. P.E. Cocksedge; Hiroyasu Ando; Hiroshi Karoji; Keiichi Kodaira; Takeshi Noguchi; Saeko S. Hayashi
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Paper Abstract

The rotational part of the enclosure of SUBARU telescope (Japan National Large Telescope, or JNLT) is under the fabrication in Canada, and on-site erection is scheduled to take place in May, 1994, with the expected completion in the third quarter of 1995. The enclosure is featured with various design consideration for a better seeing performance, a better wind buffet performance, and good operability and maintainability. This paper describes the major design consideration behind the final shape and function of the enclosure and the current status of its fabrication.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 June 1994
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 2199, Advanced Technology Optical Telescopes V, (1 June 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.176209
Show Author Affiliations
Izumi Mikami, Mitsubishi Communication Equipment Works (Japan)
Hidetaka Yamauchi, Mitsubishi Communication Equipment Works (Japan)
Noboru Itoh, Mitsubishi Electric Corp. (Japan)
S. Kawahara, Mitsubishi Electric Corp. (Japan)
C. P.E. Cocksedge, Acer Consultants (United States)
Hiroyasu Ando, National Astronomical Observatory of Japan (Japan)
Hiroshi Karoji, National Astronomical Observatory of Japan (Japan)
Keiichi Kodaira, National Astronomical Observatory of Japan (Japan)
Takeshi Noguchi, National Astronomical Observatory of Japan (Japan)
Saeko S. Hayashi, National Astronomical Observatory of Japan (Japan)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2199:
Advanced Technology Optical Telescopes V
Larry M. Stepp, Editor(s)

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