project 1.8m Mirror cell – ATS

Auxiliary Telescope Systems (ATS) – ESO – Chile

AMOS delivered to ESO the 4 Auxiliary VLT Telescope (ATS), which contained 1.8m mirror cells. Those cells provide axial support through a 54-points whiffle-tree and lateral support through 16 astatic levers.

ATS 1.8m mirror cell

AMOS also developped the different mirrors for ATS.

ZERODUR lightweighted hyperbolic primary mirror of 1.8 m diameter, passively mounted.

Secondary convex mirror

Tertiary flat mirror


ATS primary mirror


Published on 12.09.2018
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