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An Update On The 15-M National New Technology Telescope
Author(s): L. D. Barr
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Paper Abstract

After several years of technology development and concept evaluation, the "four-barrel" Multiple Mirror Telescope concept has been selected for the 15-M National New Technology Telescope. Performance goals are presented. The principal optical configurations are described with emphasis on trade-offs under current study. The method planned for aligning and phasing the optics is outlined.

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Date Published: 13 October 1986
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 0643, Infrared, Adaptive, and Synthetic Aperture Optical Systems, (13 October 1986); doi: 10.1117/12.975534
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L. D. Barr, National Optical Astronomy Observatories (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0643:
Infrared, Adaptive, and Synthetic Aperture Optical Systems
Janet S. Fender; R. Barry Johnson; William L. Wolfe, Editor(s)

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