The optical layout of the WHT is shown in Figure . Tables and give the optical characteristics of the Prime, Cassegrain and Nasmyth foci. Spot diagrams and vignetting curves for the f/11 focal stations of the WHT are given in Figures and . Spot diagrams for prime focus at various positions of the Atmospheric Dispersion Compensator are given in the WHT Prime Focus and Imaging Manual. A more detailed optical description is given in La Palma Technical Note 9.