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  • Vol. 33, Iss. 31 — Nov. 1, 1994
  • pp: 7362–7366

Wide-field prime focus corrector for the Anglo-Australian telescope

Damien J. Jones  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 33, Issue 31, pp. 7362-7366 (1994)

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A wide-field (2°) prime focus corrector has been designed and built for the Anglo-Australian Telescope. The corrector incorporates an atmospheric dispersion compensator for the spectral range 365–1014 nm. A four-element lens system is the basis of the corrector, and it provides a satisfactory state of correction over a full field of 2°. The design of the lens system is described. The choice of layout is related directly to the intrinsic properties of each component.

© 1994 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: February 10, 1994
Published: November 1, 1994

Damien J. Jones, "Wide-field prime focus corrector for the Anglo-Australian telescope," Appl. Opt. 33, 7362-7366 (1994)

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