17 September 2012 The active optics system of the VST: concepts and results
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The active optics system of the VLT Survey Telescope (VST) adopts a positioning system for the secondary mirror, a system to support and modify the shape of the 2.6-m primary mirror, and a Shack-Hartmann wavefront sensor. This paper describes the concepts of the VST active optics and the commissioning of the whole system on the ESO's Paranal Observatory.
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Pietro Schipani, Pietro Schipani, Demetrio Magrin, Demetrio Magrin, Lothar Noethe, Lothar Noethe, Carmelo Arcidiacono, Carmelo Arcidiacono, Javier Argomedo, Javier Argomedo, Massimo Dall'Ora, Massimo Dall'Ora, Sergio D'Orsi, Sergio D'Orsi, Jacopo Farinato, Jacopo Farinato, Laurent Marty, Laurent Marty, Roberto Ragazzoni, Roberto Ragazzoni, Gabriele Umbriaco, Gabriele Umbriaco, } "The active optics system of the VST: concepts and results", Proc. SPIE 8444, Ground-based and Airborne Telescopes IV, 84444Z (17 September 2012); doi: 10.1117/12.925493; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.925493


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