21 March 1997 3-mirror systems for large wide-field telescopes
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Proceedings Volume 2871, Optical Telescopes of Today and Tomorrow; (1997) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.269066
Event: Optical Telescopes of Today and Tomorrow, 1996, Landskrona/Hven, Sweden
This study investigates the feasibility of a fast, wide-field imaging telescope using a mosaic CCD detector system. A 3- mirror design is proposed to obtain good image quality over a 2 degree field-of-view at an aperture of 2.5 m. The layout is shown to be practical with current technologies, leading to a modern telescope with potentially very good seeing properties.
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Uwe Laux, Uwe Laux, H.-J. Teske, H.-J. Teske, Wolfgang Heilemann, Wolfgang Heilemann, Martin M. Roth, Martin M. Roth, } "3-mirror systems for large wide-field telescopes", Proc. SPIE 2871, Optical Telescopes of Today and Tomorrow, (21 March 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.269066; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.269066


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