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The UVIT telescopes on board the ISRO Astrosat Observatory
Author(s): J. B. Hutchings
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Paper Abstract

UVIT consists of two co-aligned 38cm telescopes that provide ~1 arsec resolution imaging over 28 arcmin fields, in FUV, NUV, and Visible bands simultaneously. Each channel has a choice of filters, and, for the UV channels, gratings. UVIT is also co-aligned with three X-ray telescopes on the observatory, and all operate together. This paper gives details of the operation and performance of the instrument.

Paper Details

Date Published: 24 July 2014
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 9144, Space Telescopes and Instrumentation 2014: Ultraviolet to Gamma Ray, 914407 (24 July 2014); doi: 10.1117/12.2056518
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J. B. Hutchings, NRC - Herzberg Institute of Astrophysics (Canada)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 9144:
Space Telescopes and Instrumentation 2014: Ultraviolet to Gamma Ray
Tadayuki Takahashi; Jan-Willem A. den Herder; Mark Bautz, Editor(s)

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