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Korsch telescope

(type of reflector telescope)

A Korsch telescope type of three-mirror-anastigmat reflector telescope described in 1977, the design including a concave ellipsoidal primary, a convex hyperbolic secondary, and a concave ellipsoidal tertiary mirror. It does well reducing common aberrations, its focal plane is flat and can be made to avoid stray light. Examples:

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reflector telescope
telescope type
three-mirror anastigmat