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Optical diameters of stars measured with the Mt. Wilson Mark III interferometer
Author(s): Richard S. Simon; David Mozurkewich; Kenneth J. Johnston; Ralph Gaume; Donald J. Hutter; P. F. Bowers; M. Mark Colavita; Michael Shao
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Paper Abstract

Reliable stellar angular diameters can now be determined using the Mark III Optical Interferometer located on Mt. Wilson, California. The Mark III is a Michelson Interferometer capable of measuring the interferometric fringe visibility for stars using interferometer baselines varying from 3 to 31.5 meters in length. Angular diameters measured with the Mark III Optical Interferometer are presented for 12 stars at wavelengths of 450 and 800 nm.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 August 1990
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 1237, Amplitude and Intensity Spatial Interferometry, (1 August 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.19304
Show Author Affiliations
Richard S. Simon, Interferometrics, Inc. (United States)
David Mozurkewich, Naval Research Lab. (United States)
Kenneth J. Johnston, Naval Research Lab. (United States)
Ralph Gaume, Naval Research Lab. (United States)
Donald J. Hutter, U.S. Naval Observatory (United States)
P. F. Bowers, Sachs/Freeman Associates, Inc. (United States)
M. Mark Colavita, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States)
Michael Shao, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1237:
Amplitude and Intensity Spatial Interferometry
James B. Breckinridge, Editor(s)

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