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Discovery Channel Telescope – Technical Information

Technical

Use the links at right to access technical information about the DCT. These pages are written for scientists and engineers looking for details about the telescope. For general information, descriptions, and pictures of the project and its development, see our photographic tour of the DCT.

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The DCT facility & dome as of Nov 2009

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TELESCOPE

Index Logo SPECIFICATIONS

Index Logo OPTICS

Primary Mirror

Secondary Mirror

Active Optics System

Optical Coating System

Index Logo MOUNT

Prime focus configuration images

Ritchey-Chretien configuration images

Index Logo CONTROLS

FIRST LIGHT INSTRUMENTS

Index Logo NIHTS

Index Logo LMI

Index Logo The DeVeny Spectrograph

FACILITY

Index Logo OVERVIEW

Building design & construction

Index Logo DOME

Environment in the dome

SITE

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Site testing

Seeing histogram

Index Logo Environmental Assessment (NEPA)

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