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The Medium Dispersion Prism of the UK Schmidt Telescope

  • R. D. Cannon (a1), J. A. Dawe (a1), D. H. Morgan (a1), Ann Savage (a1) and M. G. Smith (a1)...

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The U.K. 1.2 metre Schmidt Telescope acquired its first full aperture objective prism in 1975. This was a very low dispersion prism (2400 Å/mm at 4300 Å) which has been found to be particularly useful in searching for faint QSO’s.

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