1 January 2006 MONS space telescope, part 1: optical design analysis
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MONS (Measuring Oscillations in Nearby Stars) is a 320-mm-aperture telescope designed as the primary payload of the proposed Danish Small Satellite Program's Rømer mission. If launched, MONS would observe the oscillations in about 20 stars by means of highly sensitive photometric measurements of the relative blue and red signal levels, enabling new insights into the structure and evolution of solar-type stars. We describe the key aspects of the telescope design and analysis of the optical design.
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Christopher Boshuizen, Christopher Boshuizen, Murray Leigh Pfitzner, Murray Leigh Pfitzner, Mark G. Grimminck, Mark G. Grimminck, Tim R. Bedding, Tim R. Bedding, Hans Kjeldsen, Hans Kjeldsen, A. G. Monger, A. G. Monger, } "MONS space telescope, part 1: optical design analysis," Optical Engineering 45(1), 013001 (1 January 2006). https://doi.org/10.1117/1.2148910 . Submission:
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