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Performance of ChAOS on the Apache Point Observatory's 3.5-m telescope
Author(s): Edward J. Kibblewhite; Mark Richard Chun; James E. Larkin; Vijuna Scor; Fang Shi; Michael F. Smutko; Walter J. Wild
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Paper Abstract

The Chicago Adaptive Optics System has been installed on the 3.5 meter ARC telescope at Apache Point for two years. Strehl improvements of 12 are obtained at 0.85 microns in 1- 2 arcsecond seeing. The major limitation in performance is set by the telescope vibrations.

Paper Details

Date Published: 11 September 1998
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 3353, Adaptive Optical System Technologies, (11 September 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.321726
Show Author Affiliations
Edward J. Kibblewhite, Univ. of Chicago (United States)
Mark Richard Chun, Univ. of Chicago (United States)
James E. Larkin, Univ. of Chicago (United States)
Vijuna Scor, Univ. of Chicago (United States)
Fang Shi, Univ. of Chicago (United States)
Michael F. Smutko, Univ. of Chicago (United States)
Walter J. Wild, Univ. of Chicago (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3353:
Adaptive Optical System Technologies
Domenico Bonaccini; Robert K. Tyson, Editor(s)

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