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Dome seeing improvement of LAMOST enclosure
Author(s): Zheng qiu Yao; Weina Hao; Fang Zhou; Huli Shi; Zhiping Chen
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Paper Abstract

LAMOST is a unique telescope, its optical axis is on the meridian plane with a 25 degree inclination to the horizontal, the optical path is 60 meters, much longer than that of traditional telescope, that causes much more serious dome seeing problems. To improve the seeing around telescope, studies are carrying out on the enclosure thermal performance design, that include ventilation, air conditioning, cooling for heat sources, and calculation of thermal parameter of enclosure structure. Some experiments are taking for the remove the main heat from electronic. This paper will concentrate on dome seeing improvement, related studies and experiments. The data obtained from calculation and experiments will be used for enclosure design to improve LAMOST dome seeing.

Paper Details

Date Published: 4 February 2003
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 4837, Large Ground-based Telescopes, (4 February 2003); doi: 10.1117/12.456773
Show Author Affiliations
Zheng qiu Yao, NIAOT/National Astronomical Observatories (China)
Weina Hao, NIAOT/National Astronomical Observatories (China)
Fang Zhou, NIAOT/National Astronomical Observatories (China)
Huli Shi, Hangzhou Institute of Electronic Engineering (China)
Zhiping Chen, Hangzhou Institute of Electronic Engineering (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4837:
Large Ground-based Telescopes
Jacobus M. Oschmann; Larry M. Stepp, Editor(s)

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