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Next-generation ultraviolet astronomy with the deep-ultraviolet explorer observatory
Author(s): Donald H. Ferguson; Mark S. Giampapa
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Paper Abstract

Recent advances in control systems and sensors allow construction of an inexpensive yet high- performance orbiting observatory to collect data at ultraviolet wavelengths between 1150 angstroms and 3000 angstroms. The Deep Ultraviolet Explorer satellite (DUVE) will obtain all-sky imagery at various broad band wavelengths, high-resolution images, and spectral across the UV region. The DUVE program offers substantial performance advantages over current space-based observatories.

Paper Details

Date Published: 25 November 1992
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 1697, Acquisition, Tracking, and Pointing VI, (25 November 1992); doi: 10.1117/12.138178
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Donald H. Ferguson, W.J. Schafer Associates, Inc. (United States)
Mark S. Giampapa, National Optical Astronomy Observatories (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1697:
Acquisition, Tracking, and Pointing VI
Michael K. Masten; Larry A. Stockum, Editor(s)

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