18 April 2006 Analysis of telescope performance: MTF approach
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Proceedings Volume 6180, Photonics, Devices, and Systems III; 618022 (2006) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.675851
Event: Photonics, Devices, and Systems III, 2005, Prague, Czech Republic
Abstract
Small robotic telescopes (like BOOTES in Spain, BART in Czech Republic or FRAM in Argentina) are constructed for continuous galactic survey and fast reactions to GRB (Gamma Ray Burts) alerts. Due subtile construction performance of those instruments strongly depends on temperature, atmosphere scintillations etc. In this article will be discussed possibilities of performance improvement based on knowledge of any transfer characteristic like modulation transfer function MTF (or Point Spread Function PSF of course) of imaging system introducing a robotic telescope.
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Stanislav Vítek, Petr Páta, "Analysis of telescope performance: MTF approach", Proc. SPIE 6180, Photonics, Devices, and Systems III, 618022 (18 April 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.675851; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.675851
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