A 3.6m Telescope for India
AMOS SA realized the design, manufacturing, assembly, tests and on site installation (Nainital, Devasthal site at 2540 mm altitude) of the 3,6 m Optical Telescope for ARIES (Aryabhatta Research Institute of Observational Sciences), Nainital (India).
The telescope has a Ritchey-Chrétien optical configuration with a Cassegrain focus equipped with one axial port and four side ports.
The primary mirror is a meniscus active mirror. It includes an adaptor/rotator at the Cassegrain focus.
Devasthal 3.6m telescope in AMOS workshop – the rotator is seen in the back.
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