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Optomechanical Layout

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The diagram below shows the T-ReCS optical path from the entrance window to the focal-plane array.

Click on any element for more details of its design and function.

Entrance Window wheel Aperture Stop wheel Transfer Mirror Filter & Lyot Stop wheels Fold Mirror 1 Pupil Lens wheel Fold Mirror 2 Slit wheel Collimator mirror Grating turret Camera mirror Fold Mirror 3 Focal Plane Array
Graphic provided by the University of Florida and the Florida Space Institute.

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