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Image Quality at 2p2 and Wide Field Imager

Version: 1.0 2003-01-06 Linda Schmidtobreick

Introduction

On November 15th, 2002, a meeting was held to get the status of Image Quality of the 2p2 with the Wide Field Imager and to discuss methods of its improvement. Present in La Silla have been O.Hainaut, A.Gilliotte, L. Schmidtobreick, and connected via videolink in Vitacura R. Mendez, F. Selman, L. Germany, G. Ihle. D. Baade took part via videolink from Garching.

Six mayor points have been on the agenda:

1. New telescope baffle

2. M1 ventilation

3. Delta pads isolation

4. Focus model

5. M1 fixpoints monitoring

6. Monitoring of environmental variables

The input in the discussion as well as results and measures to be taken are reviewed in the according sections of this report.


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