Translator Disclaimer
27 June 2006 The active optics control software for the VST telescope
Author Affiliations +
Abstract
The VST active optics software must basically provide the analysis of the image coming from the wavefront sensor (a 10×10 subpupils Shack Hartmann device) and the calculation of primary mirror forces and secondary mirror displacements to correct the intrinsic aberrations of the optical system and the ones originated for thermal or gravity reasons. The software architecture, the simulation code to validate the results and the status of work are here described.
© (2006) COPYRIGHT Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE). Downloading of the abstract is permitted for personal use only.
P. Schipani, M. Brescia, and L. Marty "The active optics control software for the VST telescope", Proc. SPIE 6274, Advanced Software and Control for Astronomy, 627417 (27 June 2006); https://doi.org/10.1117/12.670516
PROCEEDINGS
9 PAGES


SHARE
Advertisement
Advertisement
RELATED CONTENT

Active optics system for the CTIO 4-m telescope
Proceedings of SPIE (June 08 1995)
The 3,6 m optical telescope for ARIES the control...
Proceedings of SPIE (September 24 2012)
The active optics system of the VST concepts and...
Proceedings of SPIE (September 17 2012)
The OmegaCAM real-time image analysis system
Proceedings of SPIE (September 30 2004)
The VST secondary mirror support system
Proceedings of SPIE (July 23 2008)
Active optics upgrade to the KPNO 4-m Mayall telescope
Proceedings of SPIE (July 20 2000)

Back to Top