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  • Vol. 43, Iss. 15 — May. 20, 2004
  • pp: 3097–3102

Wind-flow measurement over the Subaru Telescope

Hirofumi Horikawa, Naoshi Baba, Masashi Ohtsubo, Yuji Norimoto, Tetsuo Nishimura, and Noriaki Miura  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 43, Issue 15, pp. 3097-3102 (2004)

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Wind flows over the 8.2-m Subaru Telescope at Mauna Kea in Hawaii were analyzed with a correlation method. Three or four wind flows were detected from our measurements. Spatial and temporal resolution of the wind-flow analysis across the 8.2 m pupil were investigated experimentally. A three-dimensional spatiotemporal-frequency analysis was also applied to the wind-flow data.

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OCIS Codes
(010.1330) Atmospheric and oceanic optics : Atmospheric turbulence
(030.6140) Coherence and statistical optics : Speckle
(100.2000) Image processing : Digital image processing
(110.6770) Imaging systems : Telescopes
(120.6150) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Speckle imaging

Original Manuscript: December 14, 2003
Revised Manuscript: February 13, 2004
Published: May 20, 2004

Hirofumi Horikawa, Naoshi Baba, Masashi Ohtsubo, Yuji Norimoto, Tetsuo Nishimura, and Noriaki Miura, "Wind-flow measurement over the Subaru Telescope," Appl. Opt. 43, 3097-3102 (2004)

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