Catadioptric Telescope

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Catadioptric telescope . Uses both mirrors and lenses; Schmidt-Cassegrain; Maksutov; Richey-Chretien; Secondary mirror obstructs aperture; 3-screw collimation adjustment (secondary) ... Get Document

Mirrors At The Birth Of Aphrodite
Even today the Newtonian telescope is perhaps the most economical and popular instru-mentofamateur astronomers. The Schmidt catadioptric telescope was not devised until 1930, and is a variation on the Newtonian telescope. ... View Doc

Full Moon Rising - YouTube
This video clip was taken (by me) with my Canon T1i through a Maksutov-Cassegrain catadioptric 90 x 1200mm telescope used as a prime lens. The atmospheric waves you see are ... View Video

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Telescopes come in three basic designs; Refractor, Reflector, and Catadioptric. Telescope astronomy is often the goal of many amateur astronomers. ... Read Article

Maths Precis For Sissy Haas
--- SHORT PAPER ---CALIBRATING the EFFECTIVE FOCAL LENGTH oƒ CATADIOPTRIC CASSEGRAINS with MOVING PRIMARY FOCUSSING C.J.R. Lord B.Ed.,F.R.A.S. Catadioptric Cassegrain telescopes with moving primary focussing have a variable focal length. ... Read Full Source

Eyepiece 1
Powers lower than this are not useful with most telescopes and a dark spot may appear in the center of the eyepiece in a Catadioptric or Newtonian telescope due to the secondary or diagonal mirror. ... Read More

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Catadioptric: This type of telescope uses an objective lens in combination with mirrors to focus light. Most examples have very compact tubes for the size of their primary mirrors. ... Return Document

Homemade Night Vision Scope - YouTube
I built this night vision scope from spare parts in 2006. while it technically isn't a light amplification device, it is a way to see in the dark, kind of an "Invisible ... View Video

An Optimum Compromise?
This is also the case with various catadioptric designs such as the Schmidt-Cassegrain and the Maksutov. The solution can be found only in the group of catadioptric derivatives of the Newtonian telescope; i.e. systems with a single mirror combined with a corrector to suppress the off-axis aberrations. 1 ... Read Full Source

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Schmidt–Newton telescope - Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia
A Schmidt–Newton telescope is a catadioptric telescope that combines elements from both the Schmidt camera and the Newtonian reflector. In this telescope design a spherical primary mirror is combined with a Schmidt corrector plate, making system that has less spherical aberration (coma) than a ... Read Article

How To Choose A Telescope
Buying Advice Having narrowed your choices -- perhaps to a 6- or 8-inch reflector or an 8-inch catadioptric -- get all the manufacturers' catalogs and compare details, paying careful attention to size and weight. Sky & Telescope magazine has ads for nearly every serious astronomical telescope. ... Return Document

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Still another type of Catadioptric telescope is the Schmidt-Newtonian. It is similar to the Maksutov-Newtonian but it uses the fairly flat Schmidt ... Document Retrieval

Moon Viewed With A Web Cam And 90mm telescope Or What Is That ...
This is my first attempt at recording the moon with a slightly modified webcam and a 90mm maksotuv-casegrain telescope. Catadioptric - neither 🙂 ... View Video

VOLUME 20, NUMBER 2
The year 2001 marked the 60th anniversary of the invention of the meniscus catadioptric telescope by this remarkable Russian optician. Despite the current resurgence in popularity of his telescope designs, the story of Maksutov's tumultuous life remains largely unknown in the English-speaking world ... Retrieve Document

Most Common Tools Of The Observer
3 major types of telescopes:  Schmidt-Cassegrain (catadioptric) Telescope design (SCT)  Sometimes called a hybrid or compound telescope  First use 1940  By James Gilbert Baker ... Return Document

CELESTRON CI-700 / CM-1100 / CM-1400 INSTRUCTION MANUAL
The Schmidt-Cassegrain optical (or Schmidt-Cass for short) system uses a combination of mirrors and lenses and is referred to as a compound or catadioptric telescope. ... Access Document

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