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Korsch telescope

(type of reflector telescope)

A Korsch telescope type of three-mirror-anastigmat reflector telescope described in 1977, the design including a concave ellipsoidal primary, a convex hyperbolic secondary, and a concave ellipsoidal tertiary mirror. It does well reducing common aberrations, its focal plane is flat and can be made to avoid stray light. Examples:


(telescope type,reflector)
Further reading:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Korsch_telescope
https://ui.adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/1977ApOpt..16.2074K/abstract
https://patents.google.com/patent/US4101195A/en

Referenced by pages:
Euclid
reflector telescope
three-mirror anastigmat

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