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Chabot Observatory's Leah and Rachel: the results of modern testing on 8-inch (1883) and 20-inch (1914) refracting telescopes
Author(s): Robert E. Schalck
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Paper Abstract

A unique opportunity to test two antique refracting telescopes using interferometers and the surprising results that they meet modern standards, in terms of optical performance.

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Date Published: 8 September 2010
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 7652, International Optical Design Conference 2010, 76520N (8 September 2010); doi: 10.1117/12.868498
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Robert E. Schalck, Hardin Optical Co. (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7652:
International Optical Design Conference 2010
Julie Bentley; Anurag Gupta; Richard N. Youngworth, Editor(s)

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