Status update of the canary on-sky MOAO demonstrator

E. Gendron, T. Morris, Z. Hubert, R. Myers, A. Longmore, G. Rousset, G. Talbot, F. Vidal, N. Dipper, D. Gratadour, N. Looker, M. Brangier, E. Younger, A. Sevin, A. Basden, D. Perret, L. Young, D. Atkinson, F. Chemla, D. HenryT. Butterley, P. Laporte, D. Guzman, M. Marteaud, D. Geng, N. Vedrenne, M. Harrison, T. Fusco, A. Guesalaga, C. Dunlop, S. Tood, K. Dee, C. Dickson, A. Greenaway, B. Stobie, H. Dalgarno, J. Skvarc

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The CANARY on-sky MOAO demonstrator is being integrated in the laboratory and a status update about its various components is presented here. We also discuss the alignment and calibration procedures used to improve system performance and overall stability. CANARY will be commissioned at the William Herschel Telescope at the end of September 2010. ©2010 SPIE.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationAdaptive Optics Systems II
EditionPART 1
Publication statusPublished - 2010
EventModern Technologies in Space- and Ground-Based Telescopes and Instrumentation - San Diego, CA, United States
Duration: 27 Jun 20102 Jul 2010


ConferenceModern Technologies in Space- and Ground-Based Telescopes and Instrumentation
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CitySan Diego, CA


  • Adaptive optics
  • Extremely large telescopes
  • Laser guide star
  • Tomography


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