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Debris finder, PolCor-2
An instrument to detect debris around young stars


  1. Introduction
  2. Exoplanets
  3. Stars dust disc
  4. Albanova, research center in Stockholm
  5. The instrument, PolCor-2
  6. The mechanical box's surfaces
  7. Coronagraph
  8. Mirror set one
  9. Filters
  10. Lyot Stop
  11. Servo motors
  12. Polarizer
  13. Parabolic and flat mirror set two
  14. Lucky Imaging
  15. The camera
  16. The computer
  17. Test of the instrument that has been done
  18. Conclusion
  19. End of demonstration
  20. Follow up with links of information about coronagraphs

19: End of demonstration

After this tumultuous day in the technology front area concludes Göran to reassemble the lid.

Debris finder or planet hunter

Göran mounts back the protective lid again.

Many thanks to Professor Göran Olofsson of all the material and the time he dedicated to making this article possible.

Lars Karlsson

Useful links here:

When I google at PolCor-2 today (2017) I can't find any recent observation with it, maybe it has been replaced with a new version.

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