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VLTI test siderostats: design, development, and performance results
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Paper Abstract

Two siderostats having 40 cm input pupil have been developed for the early commissioning phase of the VLT Interferometer at Paranal. Performances, design and development of the system are briefly introduced. First results obtained in Europe are discussed.

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Date Published: 5 July 2000
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 4006, Interferometry in Optical Astronomy, (5 July 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.390164
Show Author Affiliations
Frederic Derie, European Southern Observatory (Germany)
Enzo Brunetto, European Southern Observatory (Germany)
Michel Duchateau, European Southern Observatory (Germany)
Rodrigo Amestica, European Southern Observatory (Germany)
Franco Carbognani, European Southern Observatory (Germany)
Marc Ferrari, European Southern Observatory (France)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4006:
Interferometry in Optical Astronomy
Pierre J. Lena; Andreas Quirrenbach, Editor(s)

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