SEMINAR: Optical Alignment of Large Telescopes


Apr. 16, 2018, 2pm to 4pm

Office/Remote Location

Room 2251


Based on a telescope's optical design, alignment tolerances, and test constraints, a wide variety of optical alignment aproaches exist. This seminar will present the concept, advantages, and limitations of various alignment techniques, as well as examples of their applications. Example telescope systems: hobby Eberly, Giant Magellan, and James Webb Space Telescopes. An overview of the benefits of student membership in The Optical Society (OSA) will be presented.

Free refreshments will be served.

Admission Information

This event is free and open to the public.

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Contact Information

Etendue: The UNLV Student Optics Chapter
Russell Pinnegar

External Sponsor

Etendue: The UNLV Student Optics Chapter

OSA: The Optical Society

SPIE. The International Society for Optical Engineering