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The Giant Magellan Telescope adaptive optics program

Bouchez, A; Acton, D. Scott; Biasi, Roberto; Conan, Rodolphe; Espeland, Brady; Esposito, Simone; Filgueira, Josema; Gallieni, Daniele; McLeod, Brian A; Pinna, Enrico; Santoro, Fernando; Trancho, Gelys; van Dam, Marcos Alejandro

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The Giant Magellan Telescope (GMT) adaptive optics (AO) system will be an integral part of the telescope, providing laser guidestar generation, wavefront sensing, and wavefront correction to every instrument currently planned on the 25.4 m diameter GMT. There will be three first generation AO observing modes: Natural Guidestar, Laser Tomography, and Ground Layer AO. All three will use a segmented adaptive secondary mirror to deliver a corrected beam directly to the instruments. The Natural...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2014
Type: Conference paper
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/65492
Source: Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering, vol 9148
DOI: 10.1117/12.2057613

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