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Flat fielding screen for the Sloan Digital Sky Survey 2.5-m telescope
Author(s): Susan H. C. P. McCall; Walter A. Siegmund
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Paper Abstract

White and reflective screen materials were examined for their suitability as the flat-fielding screen for the Sloan Digital Sky Survey 2.5-meter Telescope. Candidate materials were found which exhibited high, uniform reflectance from 390 to 910 nm. In addition they are durable and rollable, inexpensive, require a minimum of maintenance and are not a significant source of particulate contamination.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 June 1994
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 2198, Instrumentation in Astronomy VIII, (1 June 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.176824
Show Author Affiliations
Susan H. C. P. McCall, Stellar Optics Labs. Inc. and Univ. of Toronto Institute for Aerospace Studies (Canada)
Walter A. Siegmund, Univ. of Washington (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2198:
Instrumentation in Astronomy VIII
David L. Crawford; Eric R. Craine, Editor(s)

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