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An image stabilization system for solar observations
Author(s): R. Sridharan; A. Raja Bayanna; Rohan Eugene Louis; Brajesh Kumar; Shibu K. Mathew; P. Venkatakrishnan
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Paper Abstract

An image stabilization system has been developed and demonstrated for solar observations in the visible wave-length at Udaipur Solar Observatory (USO) with a 15 cm Coudé-refractor. The softwa4re and hardware components of the system are similar to that of the low cost solar adaptive optics system developed for the 1.5 m McMath-Pierce solar telescope at Kitt Peak observatory for solar observations in the infrared. The first results presented. The system has a closed loop correction bandwidth in the range of 70 to 100 Hz. The root mean by a factor of 10 to 20. The software developes and key issues concerning optimum system performance have been addressed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 26 October 2007
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 6689, Solar Physics and Space Weather Instrumentation II, 66890Z (26 October 2007); doi: 10.1117/12.739844
Show Author Affiliations
R. Sridharan, Udaipur Solar Observatory (India)
A. Raja Bayanna, Udaipur Solar Observatory (India)
Rohan Eugene Louis, Udaipur Solar Observatory (India)
Brajesh Kumar, Udaipur Solar Observatory (India)
Shibu K. Mathew, Udaipur Solar Observatory (India)
P. Venkatakrishnan, Udaipur Solar Observatory (India)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6689:
Solar Physics and Space Weather Instrumentation II
Silvano Fineschi; Rodney A. Viereck, Editor(s)

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