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Proceedings of SPIE Volume 2199

Advanced Technology Optical Telescopes V
Editor(s): Larry M. Stepp
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Volume Details

Volume Number: 2199
Date Published: 1 June 1994
Softcover: 118 papers (1202) pages
ISBN: 9780819414946

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WIYN 3.5-meter telescope project
Author(s): Matthew W. Johns; Daniel R. Blanco
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Status of the Galileo National Telescope
Author(s): Cesare Barbieri; Rajiv K. Bhatia; Carlotta Bonoli; Fabio Bortoletto; Adriana Ciani; Paolo Conconi; Maurizio D'Alessandro; D. Fantinel; Dario Mancini; A. Maurizio; Sergio Ortolani; Mauro Pucillo; Piero Rafanelli; Roberto Ragazzoni; Marcella Zambon; V. Zitelli
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Status of the Magellan Project
Author(s): Marinus J. de Jonge
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Spectroscopic survey telescope project
Author(s): Lawrence W. Ramsey; Thomas A. Sebring; Christopher A. Sneden
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Gemini 8-m telescopes project
Author(s): C. Matt Mountain; Richard Kurz; Jacobus M. Oschmann
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SUBARU project: current status
Author(s): Noriyuki Kaifu
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Optomechanics of the Large Binocular Telescope
Author(s): John M. Hill; Piero Salinari
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Overview of the performance of the W.M. Keck Observatory
Author(s): Jerry E. Nelson; Peter R. Gillingham
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Optical quality of the W.M. Keck Telescope
Author(s): Peter L. Wizinowich; Terry S. Mast; Jerry E. Nelson; Michael DiVittorio; Gary A. Chanan
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Performance of the W.M. Keck telescope active mirror control system
Author(s): Richard W. Cohen; Terry S. Mast; Jerry E. Nelson
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Pointing and tracking performance of the W.M. Keck Telescope
Author(s): Hilton Lewis; William Lupton; Mark J. Sirota; Terry S. Mast; Jerry E. Nelson; Patrick T. Wallace
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Azimuth and elevation servo performance of the W.M. Keck Telescope
Author(s): Mark J. Sirota; Peter M. Thompson; Henry R. Jex
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Casting 6.5-meter mirrors for the MMT conversion and Magellan
Author(s): Blain H. Olbert; James Roger P. Angel; John M. Hill; Stephen F. Hinman
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Primary mirror blank fabrication of SUBARU Telescope
Author(s): Aki Sasaki; Izumi Mikami; Noriko Shimoyama; Ken-Ichi Nishiguchi; William R. Powell; Mary J. Edwards; Hiroyasu Ando; Masanori Iye
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Manufacture of the first primary mirror blank for the Very Large Telescope (VLT)
Author(s): Rudolf W. Mueller; Hartmut W. Hoeness; Hans F. Morian; Horst Loch
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Computer-controlled figuring method for thin and flexible mirrors
Author(s): Tapio K. Korhonen; Timo Lappalainen
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Full-aperture interferometric test of convex secondary mirrors using holographic test plates
Author(s): James H. Burge; David S. Anderson
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Rapid fabrication strategies for primary and secondary mirrors at Steward Observatory Mirror Laboratory
Author(s): David S. Anderson; Hubert M. Martin; James H. Burge; Dean A. Ketelsen; Steve C. West
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Active optics handling inside Galileo Telescope
Author(s): Fabio Bortoletto; D. Fantinel; Roberto Ragazzoni; Carlotta Bonoli; Maurizio D'Alessandro; Andrea Balestra; P. Marcucci; Mauro Pucillo; Claudio Vuerli
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Gemini primary mirror support system
Author(s): Larry M. Stepp; Eugene Huang; Myung K. Cho
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Optimized mirror supports, active primary mirrors and adaptive secondaries for the Optical Very Large Array (OVLA)
Author(s): Luc Arnold
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Active supports and force optimization for a 3.5-m honeycomb sandwich mirror
Author(s): Hubert M. Martin; Warren B. Davison; Scott T. DeRigne; John M. Hill; B. B. Hille; Robert L. Meeks; Thomas J. Trebisky
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2.7-meter-diameter silicon carbide primary mirror for the SOFIA telescope
Author(s): Gury Timofeevic Petrovsky; Michael N. Tolstoy; Sergey V. Ljubarsky; Yuri P. Khimitch; Paul N. Robb
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VLT primary support system
Author(s): Ernst-Dieter Knohl
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Optical assembly concept for SOFIA
Author(s): Peter A. Jones; David F. House; Fredric J. Sturgis
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POST: a polar stratospheric telescope
Author(s): Holland C. Ford; Pierre Y. Bely; John Bally; James H. Crocker; Mike Dopita; James N. Tilley; Ronald J. Allen; Frank Bartko; Richard L. White; Richard Burg; Christopher J. Burrows; Mark Clampin; Doyal A. Harper; Garth D. Illingworth; Richard McCray; Stephan Meyer; Jeremy Mould; Colin Norman
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Study of a 25-m telescope for optical wavelengths
Author(s): Arne L. Ardeberg; Torben Andersen; Mette Owner-Petersen
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Astrometric imaging telescope optical system
Author(s): Steven H. Pravdo; Stuart B. Shaklan; Richard J. Terrile; Christ Ftaclas; Andreas L. Nonnenmacher; George D. Gatewood; Eugene H. Levy
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Two telescope configurations for China
Author(s): Shou-guan Wang; Ding-qiang Su; Qi-qian Hu
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Galileo Italian National Telescope (TNG) drive system: components, methods, and performances
Author(s): Dario Mancini
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Structure of the Spectroscopic Survey Telescope (SST)
Author(s): Stefan J. Medwadowski
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Gemini telescope structure design
Author(s): Keith Raybould; Paul E. Gillett; Peter Hatton; Gordon Pentland; Mike Sheehan; Mark Warner
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ESO VLT: status of the main 8-meters telescopes
Author(s): Daniel Enard
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Stiffness of the ground improved to support the pier of JNLT atop Mauna Kea
Author(s): Fumio Tatsuoka; Yukihiro Kohata; Hiroshi Karoji; Akihiko Miyashita
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Design of the Magellan Project 6.5-meter telescope: telescope structure and mechanical systems
Author(s): Steven M. Gunnels; David Carr
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Enclosure of SUBARU Telescope
Author(s): Izumi Mikami; Hidetaka Yamauchi; Noboru Itoh; S. Kawahara; C. P.E. Cocksedge; Hiroyasu Ando; Hiroshi Karoji; Keiichi Kodaira; Takeshi Noguchi; Saeko S. Hayashi
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Enclosure of the Large Binocular Telescope
Author(s): Piero Salinari; John M. Hill
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Gemini enclosure and support facility design philosophy and design description
Author(s): Keith Raybould; Robert M. Ford; Paul E. Gillett; Steven G. Hardash; Gordon Pentland
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VLT enclosures wind tunnel tests and fluid dynamics analyses
Author(s): Michael W. Schneermann
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Effects of heat sources in the telescope beam on astronomical image quality
Author(s): Jacques Maurice Beckers; Jorge Melnick
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First observations with the Starfire Optical Range 3.5-meter telescope
Author(s): Robert Q. Fugate; Brent L. Ellerbroek; Eric J. Stewart; D'nardo Colucci; Raymond E. Ruane; James M. Spinhirne; Richard A. Cleis; Robert Eager
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UKIRT upgrades program: preparing for the 21st century
Author(s): Timothy G. Hawarden; Charles P. Cavedoni; Nicholas P. Rees; Timothy C. Chuter; Donald G. Pettie; Colin M. Humphries; Richard J. Bennett; E. Etad; John W. Harris; Brian Mack; Eckhart Pitz; Andreas Glindemann; Ralf-Rainer Rohloff
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UH/IfA fast tip-tilt secondary
Author(s): Andrew J. Pickles; Tony T. Young; Wesley Nakamura; Lennox L. Cowie; J. Elon Graves; Kevin T. C. Jim; Timothy J. Keller; Gerard Anthony Luppino; Malcolm J. Northcott; Claude A. Roddier; Alan N. Stockton; Richard J. Wainscoat; Hubert Yamada; Charles P. Cavedoni
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Five-axis secondary system for UKIRT
Author(s): Eckhart Pitz; Ralf-Rainer Rohloff; Stefan Hippler; Karl Wagner; Harry Marth
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Liquid mirror telescopes: a progress report
Author(s): Ermanno F. Borra; Luc Girard; Gilberto Moretto; Min Wang; Gregoire Tremblay; Gerard R. Lemaitre
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Primary corrector for SUBARU Telescope with a new type of atmospheric dispersion corrector
Author(s): Kyoji Nariai; Kunio K. Takeshi
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Thermal control of the Magellan Project 6.5-meter telescope and enclosure
Author(s): Frank S. Perez
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Aluminization and mirror removal of the Magellan 6.5-meter telescope
Author(s): Frank S. Perez
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Optical design of the Magellan Project 6.5-meter telescope
Author(s): Stephen A. Shectman
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Design and status of the Spectroscopic Survey Telescope
Author(s): Thomas A. Sebring; John A. Booth; John M. Good; Victor L. Krabbendam; Frank B. Ray; Lawrence W. Ramsey
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Collimating the Hubble Space Telescope
Author(s): Hashima Hasan
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Design and support of the 1.7-m f/5 secondary mirror for the MMT conversion
Author(s): Robert G. Fata; Daniel G. Fabricant
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Image movement measurement in large-aperture Earth's surveillance telescope
Author(s): Boris B. Bonshtedt; Dmitry N. Eskov; Yury M. Strauss; Alexander J. Smirnov
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FAST: a folded astronomical space telescope
Author(s): Aden B. Meinel; Marjorie P. Meinel; James B. Breckinridge
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Experiment system of thin-mirror active optics
Author(s): Ding-qiang Su; Sheng-tao Jiang; WeiYao Zou; Shi-mo Yang; ShuYing Yang; Haiying Zhang; Qi-chao Zhu
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Phasing the mirror segments of the W.M. Keck Telescope
Author(s): Gary A. Chanan; Terry S. Mast; Jerry E. Nelson; Richard W. Cohen; Peter L. Wizinowich
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W.M. Keck Telescope control system
Author(s): William Lupton; Hilton Lewis; Allan Honey
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Single-mirror compensator for an aspheric concave mirror (Maksutov's scheme)
Author(s): Carlo Morossi; Sergio Furlani; Mariagrazia Franchini; A. Puzzi
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Machine for complete fabrication of 8-m class mirrors
Author(s): Dean A. Ketelsen; Warren B. Davison; Scott T. DeRigne; W. Cary Kittrell
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Null test optics for the MMT and Magellan 6.5-m f/1.25 primary mirrors
Author(s): James H. Burge; David S. Anderson; Dean A. Ketelsen; Steve C. West
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Remote observing for the Isaac Newton Group telescopes
Author(s): Lewis R. Jones
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Integrated philosophy for control, mechanical and optical designs of 21st-century astronomical telescopes
Author(s): Bengre Narayana Karkera
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Support of large borosilicate honeycomb mirrors
Author(s): Peter M. Gray; John M. Hill; Warren B. Davison; Shawn P. Callahan; Joseph T. Williams
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Compression and progressive transmission of astronomical images
Author(s): Richard L. White; Jeffrey W. Percival
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Emissivity measurement of the NASA Infrared Telescope Facility
Author(s): Douglas W. Toomey; Donald N. B. Hall
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Atmospheric seeing measurements in the near infrared
Author(s): Colin M. Humphries; Eli Atad-Ettedgui; John W. Harris; A. M. Smillie; Colin Aspin; Dolores M. Walther
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Manufacturing feasibility, assembly, and testing of the Gemini mirror cell
Author(s): James A. Lidbury
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New telescope encoder
Author(s): J. Alan Schier; Oscar Rodriguez; Brett Sandberg
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Thermal design of the WIYN 3.5-meter telescope enclosure
Author(s): Daniel R. Blanco; Matthew W. Johns
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Mechanical structure for the SUBARU Telescope
Author(s): Keizo Miyawaki; Noboru Itoh; Ryuichi Sugiyama; Manabu Sawa; Hiroyasu Ando; Takeshi Noguchi; Kiichi Okita
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Primary mirror support system for the SUBARU Telescope
Author(s): Masanori Iye; Keiichi Kodaira
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Mechanical design of the Large Binocular Telescope
Author(s): Ciro Del Vecchio; Luciano Miglietta; Warren B. Davison
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Control philosophy of the Gemini 8-m telescopes
Author(s): Richard J. McGonegal
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Real-time environment for the Gemini 8-m telescopes
Author(s): Peregrine M. McGehee
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Tracking performance of the Gemini 8-m telescopes
Author(s): Michael K. Burns
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Estimating the effects of nitrate mining activities on the astronomical site quality of the Cerro Paranal Observatory
Author(s): Jacques Maurice Beckers
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Photon counting versus CCD sensors for wavefront sensing: performance comparison in the presence of noise
Author(s): Andreas Glindemann; Nicholas P. Rees
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Design and modeling of a 1-m silicon carbide f/16 secondary for the Gemini 8-m telescopes
Author(s): Eric R. Hansen; John L. Roberts
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Optimization strategy of axial and lateral supports for large primary mirrors
Author(s): Myung K. Cho
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Sloan Digital Sky Survey cloud scanner
Author(s): Charles L. Hull; Siriluk Limmongkol; Walter A. Siegmund
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Temperature measurement system for a 3.5-meter borosilicate mirror
Author(s): Charles L. Hull; Walter A. Siegmund; Dan Long
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Mirror cleaning investigations at the CFHT
Author(s): Barney L. Magrath; Kelly H. Kirchner
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Performance and potential applications of replica technology up to the 1-m range
Author(s): Pierre Assus; Andre Glentzlin; Jean Louis Schneider; Yves Bresson; Philippe Dierickx
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Grinding/polishing/figuring machine for large mirrors of milliarcsecond x-ray telescopes of 21st century
Author(s): Bengre Narayana Karkera
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High-resolution incremental tape encoder on the William Herschel Telescope
Author(s): Martin Fisher
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Fabrication of SUBARU primary mirror blank
Author(s): Richard K. Smith; Mary J. Edwards; Donald B. Kloeber
Gemini primary mirror thermal management system
Author(s): R. Justin S. Greenhalgh; Larry M. Stepp; Eric R. Hansen
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2.7-m liquid-mirror telescope
Author(s): Paul Hickson; Gordon A. H. Walker; Ermanno F. Borra; Remi Cabanac
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Automated design technique for steel trusses supporting close-packed hexagonal mirror segment arrays
Author(s): Frank B. Ray
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Lightweighted mirrors for space telescopes
Author(s): Sergey V. Ljubarsky; Yuri P. Khimitch
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Optical design of a 25-m telescope for optical wavelengths
Author(s): Mette Owner-Petersen; Torben Andersen; Arne L. Ardeberg
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Error budget and expected performance of the VLT unit telescopes
Author(s): Philippe Dierickx
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Control of image position errors with the VLT
Author(s): Martin J. Cullum; Daniel Enard; Martin Ravensbergen
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Measurements of the isoplanatic angle of image motion for angular separations up to 10 arcmin
Author(s): Lothar Noethe; Philippe B. Gitton
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Survey of airborne particle density and the aging of mirror coatings in the open air at the VLT Observatory
Author(s): Paul Giordano; Marc S. Sarazin
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VLT 8-m unit telescope main structure: design solutions and performance calculation
Author(s): Marco Quattri; Francesco Dimichino; Gianpietro Marchiori; Antonio Piccinini
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Main axes servo systems of the VLT
Author(s): Martin Ravensbergen
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User interface standardization: the VLT exercise
Author(s): Mauro Comin
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VLT local control unit real-time environment
Author(s): Birger Gustafsson
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Workstation environment for VLT
Author(s): Bruno Gilli
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Improvement of transient response of vibrating secondary mirror of Infrared Astronomy Telescope (IRAT)
Author(s): Raja Vel Sethupathi
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Large optical test facility "vertical" for space telescopes testing
Author(s): Pavel A. Sergeev; Mikhail M. Miroshnikov; V. Ph. Zakharenkov; A. S. Petropavlovsky
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New 4-mirror optical concept for very large telescopes with spherical primary and secondary mirrors, giving excellent field and obstruction characteristics
Author(s): Raymond N. Wilson; Bernard Delabre; Francis Franza
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Defining mirror quality: a global approach
Author(s): Rajiv K. Bhatia; Adriana Ciani
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Sloan Digital Sky Survey telescope enclosure: flow visualization
Author(s): Charles H. Comfort; Mark Matheson; Siriluk Limmongkol; Walter A. Siegmund
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Galileo optic waiting for homing in
Author(s): Ernst-Dieter Knohl; Michael Schmidt
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Continuously anamorph-changeable collimated anamorphotic prism system in spectrograph
Author(s): Shengdong Lu
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Space Infrared Telescope Facility (SIRTF) telescope optical engineering
Author(s): Hiroshi Kadogawa; David D. Norris
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Intermedium dumping liquids (IDL) technique for very large telescope mirrors development
Author(s): Victor P. Vasilyev
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Gear error corrections on the Anglo-Australian Telescope
Author(s): Patrick T. Wallace; Steve Lee
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Active-passive correction of wind buffeting deformation on large thin meniscus mirrors
Author(s): Javier Castro; Brian Mack; Antonio Cruz-Lopez; Juan Paris P. Gonzalez; Carlos Martin-Diaz; German R. Pescador; Luis Fernando Rodriguez-Ramos; Vicente Sanchez de la Rosa; Nicolas A. Sosa; Mark R. Williams
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Distributed control system for active mirrors
Author(s): Luis Fernando Rodriguez-Ramos; Mark R. Williams; Javier Castro; Antonio Cruz-Lopez; Juan Paris P. Gonzalez; Brian Mack; Carlos Martin; German R. Pescador; Vicente Sanchez de la Rosa; Nicolas A. Sosa
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Comparison of laser and CO2 snow cleaning of astronomical mirror samples
Author(s): Wayne D. Kimura; Gerald H. Kim; Bruce Balick
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Testing optical telescopes from defocused stellar images
Author(s): Claude A. Roddier; J. Elon Graves; Malcolm J. Northcott; Francois J. Roddier
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Sloan Digital Sky Survey telescope enclosure: design
Author(s): Charles L. Hull; Siriluk Limmongkol; Walter A. Siegmund
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Design project of large astronomical telescope AST-10
Author(s): Alexander A. Boyarchuk; Nicolay A. Steshenko; Nicolay D. Belkin; Valery B. Kaspersky; Victor V. Syshev

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