Wide-field telescope design for the KMTNet project

  title={Wide-field telescope design for the KMTNet project},
  author={Seung-Lee Kim and Byeong-Gon Park and Chung-Uk Lee and Larry Kappler and N. Kappler and Wade Martin Poteet and H. K. Cauthen and Daniel R. Blanco and Richard A. Buchroeder and Jose U. Teran and Scott Freestone and Jong-Ung Lee and Myung K. Cho and Insoo Yuk and M. Y. Chun and Ho Jin and S. M. Cha},
  booktitle={Optical Engineering + Applications},
The Korea Astronomy and Space Science Institute (KASI) are under development three 1.6m optical telescopes for the Korea Micro-lensing Telescope Network (KMTNet) project. These will be installed at three southern observatories in Chile, South Africa, and Australia by middle 2014 to monitor dense star fields like the Galactic bulge and Large Magellanic Cloud. The primary scientific goal of the project is to discover numerous extra-solar planets using the gravitational micro-lensing technique. We… Expand
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