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Design and analysis of the tracker bridge for the Hobby-Eberly Telescope wide field upgrade
A large structural weldment has been designed to serve as the new star tracker bridge for the Wide Field Upgrade to the Hobby-Eberly Telescope at McDonald Observatory in support of the Hobby-Eberly Telescope Dark Energy ...
Kinematic optimization of upgrade to the Hobby Eberly Telescope through novel use of commercially available three dimensional CAD package
The University of Texas, Center for Electromechanics (UT-CEM) is making a major upgrade to the robotic tracking system on the Hobby Eberly Telescope (HET) as part of the Wide Field Upgrade (WFU). The upgrade focuses on a ...
Testing, characterization, and control of a multi-axis high precision drive system for the Hobby-Eberle Telescope Wide Field Upgrade
A multi-axis, high precision drive system has been designed and developed for the Wide Field Upgrade to the Hobby-Eberly Telescope at McDonald Observatory. Design, performance and controls details will be of interest to ...
Current status of the Hobby-Eberly Telescope wide field upgrade
The Hobby-Eberly Telescope (HET) is an innovative large telescope of 9.2 meter aperture, located in West Texas at the McDonald Observatory (MDO). The HET operates with a fixed segmented prima1y and has a tracker which moves ...