Gran Telescopio Canarias - AG & Cores

Gran Telescopio Canarias - AG & Cores

Gran Telesccopio Canarias

A&G Cores

AMOS was responsible for the design, manufacturing, assembly, testing in workshop, packing, transport and integration on site of the two GTC Nasmyth focal plane Acquisition and Guiding units.
These systems are composed of high accuracy mechanical positioning systems and of two arms that contain the A&G optomechanical instruments.

Customer: Gran Telesccopio Canarias (10m) - SPAIN


 ON FOCUS - Diamond Turning

Advanced Mechanical and Optical Systems (AMOS) manufactures small optical pieces by diamond turning mainly for infrared applications but also, after post polishing, for visible or ultraviolet. Concave or convex mirrors up to 500mm can be machined with extreme asphericities....


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Telescopes built by AMOS allow for the first time astronomers to see huge bubbles on the surface of a remote star!  In an article published in the journal Nature on 21 December 2017, a team of...