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Conceptual design options of a large optical telescope of 10- to 25-m class
Author(s): Victor V. Sytchev; Valery B. Kaspersky; Svetlana M. Stroganova; Vladimir I. Travush
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Paper Abstract

Based on system analysis of technical and operational requirements and on actual trends in large optical telescope development a concept and an alternate design are proposed for telescope load-bearing case representing the first attempt to integrate functions of different elements of telescope consisting in making physically integral tube, mounting and enclosure which has not been met in the world practice of telescope construction.

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Date Published: 21 March 1997
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 2871, Optical Telescopes of Today and Tomorrow, (21 March 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.269090
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Victor V. Sytchev, Russian Federation State Research Ctr. SPA Astrophysica (Russia)
Valery B. Kaspersky, Russian Federation State Research Ctr. SPA Astrophysica (Russia)
Svetlana M. Stroganova, Central Research Institute of Experimental Engineering (Russia)
Vladimir I. Travush, Central Research Institute of Experimental Engineering (Russia)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2871:
Optical Telescopes of Today and Tomorrow
Arne L. Ardeberg, Editor(s)

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