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Airborne telescope with large aperture
Author(s): Pade Offer; Yehuda Nachshon
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Paper Abstract

A detailed calculations of the optical quality of a large aperture telescope mounted aboard an aircraft is presented. The open fuselage platform flies at high altitude, at near sonic speed. The optical degradation of the telescope performance due to the surrounding is evaluated.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 May 1990
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 1221, Propagation of High-Energy Laser Beams Through the Earth's Atmosphere, (1 May 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.18358
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Pade Offer, Rafael (Israel)
Yehuda Nachshon, Rafael (Israel)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1221:
Propagation of High-Energy Laser Beams Through the Earth's Atmosphere
Peter B. Ulrich; LeRoy E. Wilson, Editor(s)

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