Optical characteristics of the UNAM 2-m Ritchey-Chretien telescope

Robert Noble, Francisco Cobos, Francisco Diego, Jose Sasian

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Measurements made on the components and on two assembled systems of a 2-m Ritchey-Chretien telescope have been used to determine the actual characteristics of the telescope. Sufficient precision has been obtained so that other focal ratio systems can be designed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)3181-3183
Number of pages3
JournalApplied optics
Issue number17
StatePublished - Sep 1982

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Engineering (miscellaneous)
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering


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