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Guide Cameras

IMACS Guide Cameras


Principal Guider 10/01/01


Principal guider mechanical assembly has started


Center Field Guider


The center field guider as of 8/3/01. The CFG carries two sets of optics, one for guiding, and a second for center field Shack-Hartmann sensing of the telescope primary mirror. The two optical systems are exchanged under computer control. When using the CFG, the camera/lens assembly moves into the center of the field.


Center Field Guider


A THK actuator drives the CFG in and out of the active position.



Updated on Monday, October 1, 2001


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