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Family Of Three Mirror Telescope
Author(s): Yu-guang Kuang
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Paper Abstract

In order to develope the three mirror telescope, a formula group of third order aberrations and a program had been developed. Two families of the aplanat with zero astigmatism or zero distortion were found. One of them is a new result. Based on the family 2, a 10 me-ter diameter telescope with a spherical primary mirror had been designed. The primary's F-number is 7/1.5 and the full field angle of view is 20 arc minutes. The RMS spot diameter (5 colours) is less than 0.313 arc second.

Paper Details

Date Published: 14 February 1986
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 0554, 1985 International Lens Design Conference, (14 February 1986); doi: 10.1117/12.949217
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Yu-guang Kuang, Academia Sinica (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0554:
1985 International Lens Design Conference
Duncan T. Moore; William H. Taylor, Editor(s)

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