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Ray Tracing Programs

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Posted by Joe/">Joe on December 14, 1999 20:12:42 UTC

Hi Out there,

Does anyone know of some Ray Tracing programs available either as shareware or not at a crazy price? I'm working on a strange design, and the primary is done, The blank was free, but want to be able to make something visual from it.

It may be impossible to make anything other than a schmidt camera from it, but i'd love to make something that can be used visually, And be left a sphere!! I don't even want to think of parabolizing this beast,, it has a perfect sphere on it now,, and making it into a parabola would be a nitemare, never mind the terrible coma I would probably get from it too.

What is it?

It is a 18" get this F 1 yep you read right a eightteen inch f one focal length!1 UG!! Even using a standard foucault tester on this beast is a nightmare .

Any ideas guys/gals for a format of something visual that this can be made into?


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