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Optimized performance and operations of the Faint Object Camera
Author(s): Manfred P. Miebach
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Paper Abstract

The Faint Object Camera is a unique Scientific Instrument of the Hubble Space Telescope; operating it at top performance is critical for the quality of the science data and a most efficient usage. This paper describes the steps taken to optimize detector performance, minimize the effects of thermal variations, and maximize the allocated observing time.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 November 1993
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 1945, Space Astronomical Telescopes and Instruments II, (1 November 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.158771
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Manfred P. Miebach, Space Telescope Science Institute (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1945:
Space Astronomical Telescopes and Instruments II
Pierre Y. Bely; James B. Breckinridge, Editor(s)

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