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Astronomical Stokes polarimeter

Imaging Stokes polarimeter based on a composite polarizing element is designed to measure the linear polarization of both point and extended celestial bodies.

  • Diameter of telescopemain mirror ........................................................ 1,4 ;
  • Telescope aperture ratio ........................................................................ 1:10;
  • Simultaneous determination of the Stokes parameters ...................... I, Q, U;
  • The number of optical channels ............................................................. 4
  • Ffield of view ............................................................................................ 0,5 0,5 deg.;
  • The CCD size (for each optical channel) .............................................. 40 40 mm;
  • Spectral range ..................................................................................... 500...1000 ;

 

More information will be added after the test instrument (June, 2014).

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
   
 

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