New concepts on SDS: a double beam telescope

Year: 1993

Authors: Casini R., Reconditi M., Righini A., Greco V., Molesini G., Quercioli F.

Autors Affiliation: Dipartimento di Astronomia e Scienza dello Spazio, Università di Firenze;
Istituto Nazionale di Ottica, Largo E. Fermi 6, 50125 Firenze, Italy

Abstract: A new instrumental approach to SDS is presented, operating on twin pupils and imaging optics fabricated on common bulk substrates. Advantages and limitations as compared to the beam splitting wedge method are pointed out.


Volume: 64(2)      Pages from: 255  to: 258

KeyWords: solar disk sextant; telescopes;