Photo-electric Star-following Telescopes

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EXPERIMENTS have recently been conducted by the Telecommunications Research Establishment at the Royal Observatory, Greenwich, to investigate the automatic guiding of an astronomical telescope on a star. The work was done on the 13-in. astrographic refractor and the degree of success achieved was as follows.

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UTTLEY, A., JONES, S. & MANNS, L. Photo-electric Star-following Telescopes. Nature 162, 144 (1948) doi:10.1038/162144a0

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