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The Optics Support Structure Of The MMT
Author(s): D. Blanco; J. Antebi; W. Davison
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Paper Abstract

The six Cassegrain telescopes which comprise the MMT are held in place by a steel space frame called the optics support structure (OSS). The design and development of this structure, from concept to final implementation, is presented in the context of the history of the MMT project.

Paper Details

Date Published: 3 June 1987
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 0748, Structural Mechanics of Optical Systems II, (3 June 1987); doi: 10.1117/12.939811
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D. Blanco, University of Arizona (United States)
J. Antebi, Simpson Gumpertz & Heger (United States)
W. Davison, University of Arizona (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0748:
Structural Mechanics of Optical Systems II
Alson E. Hatheway, Editor(s)

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