MAG 585 - Magellan Baade Telescope

Location Las Campanas, Chile
Customer University of Arizona
Primary mirror:

6.5 m

Secondary mirror:

0.85 m

# Actuators:


The Magellan Baade Telescope is equipped with a 585 actuators adaptive secondary. The unit started operation in 2012 and is very similar the LBT 672 adaptive secondaries, just the outermost actuators' ring is not used.

Besides the adaptive secondary, Microgate has developed and realized the whole adaptive optics computational path including Slope Computer and Real Time Recontructor.