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The WEAVE focus translation system: from design to construction

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WEAVE is a new wide-field spectroscopy facility proposed for the prime focus of the 4.2m William Herschel Telescope (WHT), placed in 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 with integrated ADC, a central mount for the corrector, an ins...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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Publisher:
Society of Photo-optical Instrumentation Engineers Publisher's website
Journal:
Proceedings of SPIE Journal website
Volume:
9912
Article number:
99126D
Publication date:
2016-07-01
Acceptance date:
2016-07-20
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ISSN:
1996-756X
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636985
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2016-08-02

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