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Therefore, this wind velocity number is also related to atmospheric seeing number. 20 shows this relationship. Using this relationship, one can also use the meteorological data for the site selection purpose. Experiences show that the best astronomical sites are located at high mountains of coastal regions or isolated islands where a cold sea current from the west is dominant. At these sites, the air flow is smooth and the correlation length is long. The mountain sites are high above clouds. The number of clear nights without clouds per year is high.
From the above analysis, the grating parameter WOg has a great influence on the spectrograph efficiency. Therefore, it is important to improve the grating parameters in order to increase the spectrograph efficiency and to increase the limiting star magnitude. To improve WOg , one has to increase the grating dimension W. Since W $ d, it is also necessary to increase the collimator diameter, which is difficult in practice. 15 shows the relationship between the spectrum resolution Dl and b for different telescope diameters when the grating parameter is WOg ¼ 100.
An aperture, as entrance pupil, is an opening through which light or radiation is admitted. It is usually a projection of the primary mirror which determines the cone angle of a bundle of rays that come to a focus in the image plane. The radiation amplitude in the direction ðl; mÞ is the integral of the contributions of each small area (Graham Smith and Thompson, 1988): ! ZZ 2p Á j Aðl; mÞ ¼ C ðlx þ myÞ Á dxdy (1:1) Fðx; yÞ exp À l Aperture where j = À1 and C a constant with the unit of [length]À2.