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Back-propagating the light of field stars to probe telescope mirrors aberrations
Author(s): F. Soulez; F. Courbin; M. Unser
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Paper Abstract

We propose a wavefront-based method to estimate the PSF over the whole field of view. This method estimate the aberrations of all the mirrors of the telescope using only field stars. In this proof of concept paper, we described the method and present some qualitative results.

Paper Details

Date Published: 22 July 2016
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 9912, Advances in Optical and Mechanical Technologies for Telescopes and Instrumentation II, 991277 (22 July 2016); doi: 10.1117/12.2232702
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F. Soulez, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (Switzerland)
F. Courbin, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (Switzerland)
M. Unser, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (Switzerland)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 9912:
Advances in Optical and Mechanical Technologies for Telescopes and Instrumentation II
Ramón Navarro; James H. Burge, Editor(s)

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