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NSO/SP adaptive optics program
Author(s): Richard B. Dunn
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Paper Abstract

The current status of the adaptive optics system for the National Solar Observatory (NSO) 75-cm aperture, evacuated solar telescope at Sunspot, New Mexico, is described. This system is interfaced to a birefringent filter and two solar spectrographs. The optical system provides for the High Altitude Observatory Advanced Stokes Polarimeter (ASP) that measures solar vector magnetic fields. Recently the optical design has been modified to accommodate a 19-segment adaptive mirror and its 19-segment quad-cell tracker.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 August 1990
PDF: 16 pages
Proc. SPIE 1271, Adaptive Optics and Optical Structures, (1 August 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.20409
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Richard B. Dunn, National Solar Observatory (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1271:
Adaptive Optics and Optical Structures
Joachim J. Schulte-in-den-Baeumen; Robert K. Tyson, Editor(s)

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