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Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope

Canada-France-Hawaii Telescpe (CFHT)
CFHT website: http://www.cfht.hawaii.edu/


Canada France Hawaii Telescope
from: http://www.cfht.hawaii.edu/News/Anniversary/CFHT-MegaPrime_HalfRes.jpg


The Canada-France-Hawaii Telescpe telescope is of the
yoke type similar to the Palomar 5 meter telescope. It is a
classical prime focus/Cassegrain combination. The primary
mirror has a usable diameter of 3.58 meters and has a
parabolic figure. The primary and secondary mirrors are
made of the low expansion coefficient glass-ceramic