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Chinese 2.16-meter telescope in Xing-long
Author(s): Shiyang Jiang
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Paper Abstract

The Chinese made largest reflector has a clear aperture of 2.16 meter. It has 3 foci: the F/3 prime focus with 1 degree(s) field of view, the F/9 R-C Cassegrain with 53'/15' field of view for with/or without corrector and the F/45 co-secondary Coude. It has a cross axis equatorial mounting, with a hydraulic oil pads shaft supporting. Two torque motor via a spur gear system arranged in anti-backlash shape for R.A. driving, only one torque motor via a worm gear system for the declination driving, all the driving is controlled by an IBM 386 computer. It has several specially designed auxiliary instruments with Tektronic 1024 square blue CCD as detector.

Paper Details

Date Published: 5 August 1994
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 2321, Second International Conference on Optoelectronic Science and Engineering '94, (5 August 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.182106
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Shiyang Jiang, Beijing Astronomical Observatory (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2321:
Second International Conference on Optoelectronic Science and Engineering '94
Wang Da-Heng; Anna Consortini; James B. Breckinridge, Editor(s)

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