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Alignment of wide field corrector against the primary mirror optical axis by spot images on auto guide cameras for prime focus spectrograph of Subaru Telescope
Author(s): Yoko Tanaka; Yuki Moritani; Naruhisa Takato; Naoyuki Tamura
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Paper Abstract

Alignment between the primary mirror of the telescope and wide field corrector (WFC) is necessary for Prime Focus Spectrograph (PFS) ,which is the next instrument for Subaru telescope in Hawaii. From 6 defocused star images we can align the optical axis of wide field corrector to primary mirror's optical axis with required accuracy.

Paper Details

Date Published: 10 July 2018
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 10704, Observatory Operations: Strategies, Processes, and Systems VII, 1070405 (10 July 2018); doi: 10.1117/12.2310030
Show Author Affiliations
Yoko Tanaka, Subaru Telescope (United States)
Yuki Moritani, Kavli Institute for the Physics and Mathematics of the Universe (Japan)
Naruhisa Takato, National Astronomical Observatory of Japan (Japan)
Naoyuki Tamura, Kavli Institute for the Physics and Mathematics of the Universe (Japan)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 10704:
Observatory Operations: Strategies, Processes, and Systems VII
Alison B. Peck; Robert L. Seaman; Chris R. Benn, Editor(s)

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