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William Herschel Telescope and Isaac Newton Telescope

The Durham Imaging Polarimeter

First light: 1989

Designed and built by: University of Durham.

Description: The Durham Imaging Polarimeter was mounted on the f/11 Cassegrain focus at the WHT and the f/15 Cassegrain focus on the INT.

Some scientific highlights:
Polarisation of high redshift radio galaxies (1989)

Publications (scientific papers, technical publications, etc.).

More:
S M Scarrott et al., 1983, "Electronographic polarimetry: the Durham polarimeter", MNRAS, 204, 1163.

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Last modified: 22 August 2016