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  • Vol. 6, Iss. 10 — Oct. 1, 1967
  • pp: 1635–1638

Optics for the Queen Elizabeth II Telescope

G. J. Odgers  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 6, Issue 10, pp. 1635-1638 (1967)

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Details are given of the design considerations for the mounting, finishing, and alignment of the optics for the Queen Elizabeth II telescope. Optical tolerances and test procedures are also discussed.

© 1967 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: May 29, 1967
Published: October 1, 1967

G. J. Odgers, "Optics for the Queen Elizabeth II Telescope," Appl. Opt. 6, 1635-1638 (1967)

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