20 August 1986 A Ten-Meter Optical Telescope In Space
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Site and configuration options for a successor to the Hubble Space Telescope are discussed and one candidate is presented. The telescope is a traditional Cassegrain with a 10-meter diameter monolithic primary, adaptive secondary, and passively cooled optics. Wavelength coverage is from the far ultraviolet to the near-infrared. The observatory is located in the geosynchronous orbit to minimize environmental constraints and increase observing efficiency.
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P. Y. Bely, P. Y. Bely, } "A Ten-Meter Optical Telescope In Space", Proc. SPIE 0628, Advanced Technology Optical Telescopes III, (20 August 1986); doi: 10.1117/12.963528; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.963528


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