Accession Number:

AD0711106

Title:

AN 18.6-in. AUXILIARY TELESCOPE SYSTEM FOR OPTICAL AQUISITION AND TRACKING OF SPACE OBJECTS,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

MICHIGAN UNIV ANN ARBOR INST OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1970-08-01

Pagination or Media Count:

25.0

Abstract:

The report describes the on-site development, installation, and testing at Mount Haleakala Observatory of an experimental image orthicon, acquisition and tracking optical system composed of an 18.6-in. diameter, parabolic mirror combined with a 2-stage relay system. Also described is a related 10-in. diameter, single-mode telescope system which preceded the 18.6 system. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Optical Detection and Detectors

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE