The 50 cm telescope of Hoa Lac observatory: an introduction

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Nguyen Thi Thao Mai Thuy Dung Pham Vu Loc Nguyen Thi Kim Ha Pham Ngoc Diep Pierre Darriulat


The Vietnam National Space Center has recently established an observatory in Hoa Lac, near Ha Noi. The observatory is equipped with a 50 cm diameter Ritchey-Chrétien optical telescope. The authors report on first measurements illustrating its performance and demonstrate its excellence as a training tool for university students at bachelor’s and master’s degree levels.



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THAO, Nguyen Thi et al. The 50 cm telescope of Hoa Lac observatory: an introduction. Vietnam Journal of Science, Technology and Engineering, [S.l.], v. 61, n. 4, p. 14-28, dec. 2019. ISSN 2525-2461. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 06 apr. 2020.