Method of making and testing large mirrors for space telescopes

  • A.V. Dolgopolov Crimean Astrophysical Observatory
  • E.V. Dolgopolova Crimean Astrophysical Observatory
  • N.V. Steshenko Crimean Astrophysical Observatory
  • Ya. N. Chernykh Crimean Astrophysical Observatory


The paper describes a method for polishing the surface shape of large mirrors for space telescopes to λ/20 surface accuracy and testing of this method for the manufacture of 2.6 m diameter sytall mirror for the ZTSH telescope.


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Dolgopolov A., Dolgopolova E., Steshenko N., Chernykh Y.N., 2014. Izvestiya Krymskoi Astrofizicheskoi Observatorii, vol. 110, no. 1, pp. 93-101. Available at: (Accessed: 5December2020)
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