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The new field camera unit imaging instrument onboard WSO-UV
Author(s): Mikhail Sachkov; Boris Shustov; Ana Inés Gómez de Castro; Sergey Sichevskij; Andrey Shugarov; Evgeny Kanev; Juan Carlos Vallejo; Pablo Marcos Arenal
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Paper Abstract

The WSO-UV project is an efficient multipurpose orbital observatory for high sensitivity imaging. The imaging instrument Field Camera Unit (FCU) onboard WSO-UV will be the first UV camera to be flown to a geosynchronous orbit. The observatory is planned to operate for at least five years and perhaps longer. WSO-UV will open new opportunities in planetary science, stellar astrophysics, extragalactic astronomy and cosmology. This paper provides an information on updated FCU instrument.

Paper Details

Date Published: 6 July 2018
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 10699, Space Telescopes and Instrumentation 2018: Ultraviolet to Gamma Ray, 1069935 (6 July 2018); doi: 10.1117/12.2312933
Show Author Affiliations
Mikhail Sachkov, Institute of Astronomy (Russian Federation)
Boris Shustov, Institute of Astronomy (Russian Federation)
Ana Inés Gómez de Castro, Univ. Complutense de Madrid (Spain)
Sergey Sichevskij, Institute of Astronomy (Russian Federation)
Andrey Shugarov, Institute of Astronomy (Russian Federation)
Evgeny Kanev, Institute of Astronomy (Russian Federation)
Juan Carlos Vallejo, Univ. Complutense de Madrid (Spain)
Pablo Marcos Arenal, Univ. Complutense de Madrid (Spain)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 10699:
Space Telescopes and Instrumentation 2018: Ultraviolet to Gamma Ray
Jan-Willem A. den Herder; Shouleh Nikzad; Kazuhiro Nakazawa, Editor(s)

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