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French activity in infrared astronomy from stratospheric balloons
Author(s): Jean-Michel Lamarre; Guy Serra; Francois Pajot; Martin Giard; P. Encrenaz
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Paper Abstract

The setup and results of the experiment AROME to measure the 3.3 micron feature in diffuse galactic emission attributed to PAHs using stratospheric balloons are described. The main balloon project, Pronaus, consists of a 2 m telescope with two focal plane instruments: a submillimeter photometer dedicated to the measurement of very faint sources and a high resolution heterodyne spectrometer that measures water vapor and other species not observable from the ground.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 November 1990
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 1341, Infrared Technology XVI, (1 November 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.23090
Show Author Affiliations
Jean-Michel Lamarre, Institut d'Astrophysique Spatiale (France)
Guy Serra, CESR (France)
Francois Pajot, Institut d'Astrophysique Spatiale (France)
Martin Giard, Institut d'Astrophysique Spatiale (France)
P. Encrenaz, Observatoire de Paris-Meudon (France)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1341:
Infrared Technology XVI
Irving J. Spiro, Editor(s)

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