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VISTA secondary mirror drive performance and test results
Author(s): Enric Martin Geijo; Joan Manel Casalta; Manuel Canchado; Manuel San Andrés; Rafel Brú; Hector García; Albert Tomàs; Lorenzo Zago; Paul Jeffers
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Paper Abstract

This paper summarizes the main aspects of the design and qualification test results of the secondary mirror mechanism for the VISTA Telescope. A design overview is presented, with detailed description of the main aspects of the system including the electromechanical part and the control system. Also a description of the test facilities and test methodologies is provided prior to the presentation and discussion of the performance test results.

Paper Details

Date Published: 6 July 2006
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 6273, Optomechanical Technologies for Astronomy, 627338 (6 July 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.669949
Show Author Affiliations
Enric Martin Geijo, NTE S.A. (Spain)
Joan Manel Casalta, NTE S.A. (Spain)
Manuel Canchado, NTE S.A. (Spain)
Manuel San Andrés, NTE S.A. (Spain)
Rafel Brú, NTE S.A. (Spain)
Hector García, NTE S.A. (Spain)
Albert Tomàs, NTE S.A. (Spain)
Lorenzo Zago, CSEM (Switzerland)
Paul Jeffers, Royal Observatory (United Kingdom)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6273:
Optomechanical Technologies for Astronomy
Eli Atad-Ettedgui; Joseph Antebi; Dietrich Lemke, Editor(s)

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