1 July 1990 Design study of a new wide-field AAT prime focus: the 2dF
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Abstract
The 2dF project aims at giving the AAT Prime-focus a 2-deg diameter corrected field of view geared primarily toward multiobject fiber spectroscopy. The combination of the 4-meter aperture of the AAT, a 400-fiber autopositioner and high throughput spectrographs should make the 2dF a powerful facility for statistical spectroscopic studies in the years to come. The design study for the corrector, fiber-positioner and spectrographs is now complete and the main conclusions are reported.
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Keith Taylor, Keith Taylor, Peter M. Gray, Peter M. Gray, } "Design study of a new wide-field AAT prime focus: the 2dF", Proc. SPIE 1236, Advanced Technology Optical Telescopes IV, (1 July 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.19203; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.19203
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