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Observation Preparation

This section explains how to configure ALTAIR in the Observing Tool and how to specify the AO and tip/tilt star in the "Target Component" when ALTAIR is being used.

Optomechanical Overview

Altair Optomechanical Overview

Optical path including the common path and the NGS WFS path Altair NGS WFS optical path

CAD plot of the optical bench + electronic enclosure + ISS mounting

ISS+Altair CAD


Papers describing aspects of ALTAIR include:

Optical/Mechanical Layout