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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

1: Introduction

When performing research you often find that the instruments needed are not available as standard products, especially in the field of astronomy. I have previously written about the astrograph at Saltsjöbaden Observatorie, you can read about it here:

The Saltsjöbaden astrograph was manufactured about 80 years ago. That was 1930s solution to this problem, I now continues with a new article about another special camera. This camera which I will talk about now is an ongoing construction and continuous manufacturing (2008).

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