ELF

ELF

ELF Telescope under development for the direct detection and imaging of exoplanets and potentially water-bearing exoplanets. The ExoLife Finder (ELF) telescope is an under-development hybrid interferometric telescope being designed at the Instituto de Astrofisica de...
FROIA

FROIA

FROIA An ultralight large aperture space telescope concept It is exciting to imagine a space telescope with the optical acuity to resolve a dime on the surface of the Earth, or from low Earth orbit to see structures like the lunar rover. As we describe here, a hybrid...
PLANETS

PLANETS

The PLANETS Telescope The PLANETS (Polarized Light from Atmospheres of Nearby Extra-Terrestrial Systems) telescope will be the world’s most powerful optical telescope designed for low-scattered light, high-contrast night-time observations. Teide is at one of the...
Honu

Honu

HONU Commercial Off-axis Telescope There are no commercially available off-axis telescopes. A high quality 10cm-scale system will generate interest both as a demonstration of thin mirror technology and as a demonstration of a novel low-scattered light optical system....