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On-orbit Active Alignment Of The SOT Observatory
Author(s): Martin Yellin
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Paper Abstract

The Solar Optical Telescope (SOT) is a shuttle-borne telescope that will point deep ultraviolet science instruments at the sun with sub-arc second stability. The telescope will be actively aligned in orbit while viewing the sun. This paper describes the unique active compensation techniques used on SOT to satisfy the on-orbit resolution requirements.

Paper Details

Date Published: 21 February 1986
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 0571, Large Optics Technology, (21 February 1986); doi: 10.1117/12.950410
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Martin Yellin, The Perkin-Elmer Corporation (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0571:
Large Optics Technology
Gregory M. Sanger, Editor(s)

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