Accession Number : AD0711106

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

Corporate Author : MICHIGAN UNIV ANN ARBOR INST OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

Personal Author(s) : Rogers,G.

Report Date : AUG 1970

Pagination or Media Count : 25

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)

Descriptors :   (*TRACKING TELESCOPES, DESIGN), (*OPTICAL TRACKING, SPACECRAFT), OPTICAL EQUIPMENT, ACQUISITION RADAR, RANGE FINDING, LASERS

Subject Categories : Optical Detection and Detectors

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE