14 July 2008 Integrated adaptive optics system for small telescopes
Author Affiliations +
Abstract
We describe a compact integrated module implementing a low-cost adaptive optics system. It is targeted as a correction system for small telescopes with primary mirror diameter up to 1 m, operating on a natural guide star with magnitude at least 4 (for a 25 cm telescope). It is supposed to provide stable diffraction-limited imaging of stars, double stars, planets and artificial bodies in various seeing conditions. Besides, it allows correcting for static aberrations of the telescope, observer's ocular aberrations and fine adjustment of focus. The first on-sky tests have demonstrated closed-loop operation with correction for aberrations.
© (2008) COPYRIGHT Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE). Downloading of the abstract is permitted for personal use only.
Mikhail Loktev, Mikhail Loktev, Gleb Vdovin, Gleb Vdovin, Oleg Soloviev, Oleg Soloviev, } "Integrated adaptive optics system for small telescopes", Proc. SPIE 7015, Adaptive Optics Systems, 70153K (14 July 2008); doi: 10.1117/12.787893; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.787893
PROCEEDINGS
7 PAGES


SHARE
RELATED CONTENT

High contrast imaging at the LBT the LEECH exoplanet...
Proceedings of SPIE (July 20 2014)
Adaptive optics for the CHARA array
Proceedings of SPIE (September 12 2012)
Field tests of the Wavefront Control Experiment
Proceedings of SPIE (May 30 1994)
Adaptive optics research at Yerkes Observatory
Proceedings of SPIE (September 10 1998)

Back to Top