Optomechanical Design of the Raven MOAO Demonstrator

Reston Nash Nash, Olivier Lardiere, Colin Bradley & D. Andersen
The Raven MOAO demonstrator will act as a pathfinder instrument for future MOAO projects. It will be tested on the infrared Nasmyth platform on the Subaru telescope with the IRCS spectrograph. Raven will correct 2 sciences targets within a 3.5 arcmin. FoV from 3 off-axis NGSs and 1 on-axis LGS. This exciting project, being designed and built at the University of Victoria, is now entering its construction phase. Several prototypes of the main subsystems (open-loop...