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The WEAVE prime focus Correction: from design to integration

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WEAVE is a new wide-field multi-object spectroscopy (MOS) facility proposed for the prime focus of the 4.2m William Herschel Telescope (WHT), situated on the island of La Palma, Canary Islands, Spain. To allow for the compensation of the effects of temperature-induced and gravity-induced image degradation, the WEAVE prime focus assembly will be translated along the telescope optical axis. The assembly comprises the prime focus corrector (PFC), a central mount for the corrector known as FTS[1]...

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10.1117/12.2313718

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Science and Technology Facilities Council
Grant:
ST/P003451/1
Publisher:
Society of Photo-optical Instrumentation Engineers
Host title:
SPIE Astronomical Telescopes + Instrumentation 2018
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Publication date:
2018-07-10
Acceptance date:
2018-05-16
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pubs:890142
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pubs:890142
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890142
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2018-07-21

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