OSA's Digital Library

Applied Optics

Applied Optics

APPLICATIONS-CENTERED RESEARCH IN OPTICS

  • Vol. 9, Iss. 11 — Nov. 1, 1970
  • pp: 2497–2500

A Suggested Procedure for Testing Large Cassegrainian Optical Systems

J. D. Lytle  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 9, Issue 11, pp. 2497-2500 (1970)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.9.002497


View Full Text Article

Enhanced HTML    Acrobat PDF (453 KB)





Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Browse by Journal and Year


   


Lookup Conference Papers

Close Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Article Tools

Share
Citations

Abstract

The optical elements of a cassegrainian telescope are commonly tested individually, with their axes in a horizontal position. When these optical elements are inserted in the telescope, the resulting imagery is often disappointing. The quality of the imagery in the telescope may be predicted more accurately if the primary and secondary mirrors, with their axes in the vertical position, are tested against each other with the aid of null compensating reimaging optics. An example is given to illustrate the application of the technique.

© 1970 Optical Society of America

History
Original Manuscript: January 26, 1970
Published: November 1, 1970

Citation
J. D. Lytle, "A Suggested Procedure for Testing Large Cassegrainian Optical Systems," Appl. Opt. 9, 2497-2500 (1970)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-9-11-2497


Sort:  Author  |  Year  |  Journal  |  Reset  

References

  1. A. Offner, Appl. Opt. 2, 153 (1963). [CrossRef]
  2. J. H. Hindle, Monthly Notices Roy. Astron. Soc. 91, 592 (1931).

Cited By

Alert me when this paper is cited

OSA is able to provide readers links to articles that cite this paper by participating in CrossRef's Cited-By Linking service. CrossRef includes content from more than 3000 publishers and societies. In addition to listing OSA journal articles that cite this paper, citing articles from other participating publishers will also be listed.


« Previous Article  |  Next Article »

OSA is a member of CrossRef.

CrossCheck Deposited