1 November 1990 Alternative aperture stop position designs for SIRTF
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Abstract
Three designs of the Space Infrared Telescope Facility (SIRTF) for a 100,000 high earth orbit are considered with particular attention given to the evaluation of the aperture stop position. The choice of aperture stop position will be based on stray light considerations which are being studied concurrently. It is noted that there are advantages in cost, mass, and astronomical aperture to placing the aperture stop at or near the primary mirror, if the stray light circumstances allow.
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Paul Kenneth Davis and Ann St. Clair Dinger "Alternative aperture stop position designs for SIRTF", Proc. SPIE 1340, Cryogenic Optical Systems and Instruments IV, (1 November 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.23033; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.23033
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