Kepler Schmidt Corrector Plate
March 4, 2009
The Schmidt corrector plate is located at the radius of curvature of the primary mirror and removes spherical aberration from the optical distortions. The corrector plate is made out of fused silica.
Topics: Geometrical optics, Telescope types, Optics, Radius of curvature, Schmidt camera, Optical aberration, Schmidt corrector plate, Spherical aberration, Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope, Johannes Kepler, Telescopes, Physics