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The Giant Magellan Telescope adaptive optics program

Bouchez, A; Acton, D. Scott; Arcidiacono, Carmelo; Agapito, Guido; Bennet, Francis; Biliotti, Valdemaro; Bonaglia, Marco; Briguglio, Runa; Brusa-Zappellini, Guido; Busoni, Lorenzo; Carbonaro, Luca; Conan, Rodolphe; d'Orgeville, Celine; Parcell, Simon; Price, Ian; Espeland, Brady; Piatrou, Piotr; Uhlendorf, Kristina; Gardhouse, William

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The Giant Magellan Telescope adaptive optics system will be an integral part of the telescope, providing laser guide star generation, wavefront sensing, and wavefront correction to most of the currently envisioned instruments. The system will provide three observing modes: Natural Guidestar AO (NGSAO), Laser Tomography AO (LTAO), and Ground Layer AO (GLAO). Every AO observing mode will use the telescope's segmented adaptive secondary mirror to deliver a corrected beam directly to the...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2012
Type: Conference paper
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/71419
Source: Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering
DOI: 10.1117/12.926691

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