ILMT construction

Transportation of the ILMT container (with telescope structure, air bearing and optical corrector) on 2nd of March 2017. With the help of two hydras and one truck, the container has been transported up to the ILMT building from the entrance of the Devasthal site which is about 2 km apart.

The pictures below illustrate different phases during the construction of the ILMT,
the mechanical system, corrector, air bearing and pneumatics system (March-June, 2017)

The air bearing

Structure elements of the ILMT

ILMT main structure and bowl

Last checks on the optical corrector

Lifting up the optical corrector

Optical corrector installed at the prime focus

The two ILMT compressors and tanks

The air pneumatic system

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