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Applied Optics

APPLICATIONS-CENTERED RESEARCH IN OPTICS

  • Vol. 5, Iss. 2 — Feb. 1, 1966
  • pp: 301–304

A Photoelectric Focus and Seeing Monitor for Solar Telescopes

J. M. Beckers  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 5, Issue 2, pp. 301-304 (1966)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.5.000301


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Abstract

A solar focus and seeing monitor is described which utilizes the properties of an image of the telescope objective formed after putting a knife edge next to the solar limb. In a very simple way simultaneous measurements are obtained for the telescope focus and for the image motion and blurring produced by the earth’s atmosphere.

© 1966 Optical Society of America

History
Original Manuscript: June 14, 1965
Published: February 1, 1966

Citation
J. M. Beckers, "A Photoelectric Focus and Seeing Monitor for Solar Telescopes," Appl. Opt. 5, 301-304 (1966)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-5-2-301

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