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Effect of mirror microroughness scattering on the Hubble Space Telescope point spread function
Author(s): Hashima Hasan; Christopher J. Burrows
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Paper Abstract

The effect of internal light scattering caused by the microroughness of the Hubble Space Telescope primary mirror was measured and compared with theoretical models. It was found that the effect was much smaller than predicted and would not be a problem even in the UV.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 November 1993
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 1945, Space Astronomical Telescopes and Instruments II, (1 November 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.158788
Show Author Affiliations
Hashima Hasan, Space Telescope Science Institute (United States)
Christopher J. Burrows, Space Telescope Science Institute and European Space Agency (United Kingdom)


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

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