6 August 2010 The VST auxiliary units: a status report before their commissioning in Paranal
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The VST telescope is going to be commissioned in Paranal, together with its main sub-systems, such as the Image Analysis and Auto-Guiding system. A preliminary work of fine tuning of each sub-system has been performed in Italy before their shipping to Paranal, where they are waiting for the telescope AIV to be completed in a way to start the final commissioning of the overall system. Each unit has been extensively characterized and tested, with particular care to the Active Optics Shack-Hartmann sensor and to the Auto-Guiding arm. We describe here the phases concerning the integration and test of all the VST Auxiliary Units performed in Italy before their shipping to Paranal.
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Jacopo Farinato, Jacopo Farinato, Pietro Schipani, Pietro Schipani, Carmelo Arcidiacono, Carmelo Arcidiacono, Massimo Capaccioli, Massimo Capaccioli, Alessandro Da Ronco, Alessandro Da Ronco, Giacinto De Paris, Giacinto De Paris, Sergio D'Orsi, Sergio D'Orsi, Luigi Ferragina, Luigi Ferragina, Davide Fierro, Davide Fierro, Demetrio Magrin, Demetrio Magrin, Laurent Marty, Laurent Marty, Francesco Perina, Francesco Perina, Roberto Ragazzoni, Roberto Ragazzoni, Stefano Recchia, Stefano Recchia, Pierfrancesco Rossettini, Pierfrancesco Rossettini, Gabriele Umbriaco, Gabriele Umbriaco, Raffaele Tomelleri, Raffaele Tomelleri, } "The VST auxiliary units: a status report before their commissioning in Paranal", Proc. SPIE 7733, Ground-based and Airborne Telescopes III, 773359 (6 August 2010); doi: 10.1117/12.857984; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.857984
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