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Mechanical structure for the SUBARU Telescope
Author(s): Keizo Miyawaki; Noboru Itoh; Ryuichi Sugiyama; Manabu Sawa; Hiroyasu Ando; Takeshi Noguchi; Kiichi Okita
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Paper Abstract

The SUBARU telescope requires high image quality. To achieve this high image quality, the structure of high stiffness has been designed. Main drive system of high smoothness using direct drive motor of very low cogging torque and secondary drive system of high accuracy using unique mechanism configuration have been developed and tested. This paper describes the design of the structure and drive systems and the test results of the drive system.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 June 1994
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 2199, Advanced Technology Optical Telescopes V, (1 June 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.176246
Show Author Affiliations
Keizo Miyawaki, Mitsubishi Communication Equipment Works (Japan)
Noboru Itoh, Mitsubishi Communication Equipment Works (Japan)
Ryuichi Sugiyama, Mitsubishi Communication Equipment Works (Japan)
Manabu Sawa, Mitsubishi Electric Corp. (Japan)
Hiroyasu Ando, National Astronomical Observatory (Japan)
Takeshi Noguchi, National Astronomical Observatory (Japan)
Kiichi Okita, National Astronomical Observatory (Japan)


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

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