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Planning The National New Technology Telescope (NNTT) IV. Coalignment/Cophasing System
Author(s): Jacques M. Beckers; Ker-Li Shu; Stuart Shaklan
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Paper Abstract

The NNTT will be a multiple mirror telescope consisting of an array of four 7.5-meter telescopes to be coaligned and cophased by means of an internal optical metering device. As a result, the NNTT acts like a single telescope with a 15-meter collecting diameter and a 21-meter resolution diameter. This paper describes the coalignment/cophasing system.

Paper Details

Date Published: 20 August 1986
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 0628, Advanced Technology Optical Telescopes III, (20 August 1986); doi: 10.1117/12.963516
Show Author Affiliations
Jacques M. Beckers, National Optical Astronomy Observatories (United States)
Ker-Li Shu, National Optical Astronomy Observatories (United States)
Stuart Shaklan, National Optical Astronomy Observatories (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0628:
Advanced Technology Optical Telescopes III
Lawrence D. Barr, Editor(s)

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