Abstract

Two-mirror systems of the type conventionally used as astronomical objectives can be used noncoaxially to avoid the usual central obscuration. Third-order aberration theory is used to derive the conditions under which the primary and secondary mirrors can be tilted and decentered.

© 1975 Optical Society of America

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Rubin Gelles, "Unobscured-aperture two-mirror systems: erratum," J. Opt. Soc. Am. 69, 208-208 (1979)
https://www.osapublishing.org/josa/abstract.cfm?uri=josa-69-1-208

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