25 August 1998 Novelty mount for M2 with five degrees of freedom
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Abstract
In this paper, the characteristics of a mount for secondary mirror of an astronomical telescope are presented. The mount has five freedom degrees. The control allows to focus with errors of +/- 1 micron and to align with inclinations and displacements with error of +/- 3.48 arcsec and +/- 8.3 micron respectively. The optical tests are presented before and after placing this mount, as well as control electronics and mechanical details.
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Esteban Luna-Aguilar, Gerardo Sierra, Victor M. Garcia, Jorge Valdez, Leonel Gutierrez, Fernando Quiros-Pacheco, Francisco Lazo, J. Murillo, E. Lopez, "Novelty mount for M2 with five degrees of freedom", Proc. SPIE 3352, Advanced Technology Optical/IR Telescopes VI, (25 August 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.319238; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.319238
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