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The Optics Of The Very Large Telescope
Author(s): Daniel Enard; Fritz Merkel
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Paper Abstract

The VLT which will become operational in the late 90's is a 16 m equivalent diameter telescope. retained is a linear array of four 8 m unit telescopes. Unit telescopes can be used individual the full collecting power of the array is not required. The beams of the four telescopes c recombined in a fixed central station where very large instruments will be located.

Paper Details

Date Published: 13 April 1989
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 1013, Optical Design Methods, Applications and Large Optics, (13 April 1989); doi: 10.1117/12.949378
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Daniel Enard, European Southern Observatory (Germany)
Fritz Merkel, European Southern Observatory (Germany)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1013:
Optical Design Methods, Applications and Large Optics
Andre Masson; Joachim J. Schulte-in-den-Baeumen; Hannfried Zuegge, Editor(s)

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