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Insight-HXMT science operations
Author(s): S. M. Jia; X. Ma; Y. Huang; W. Z. Zhang; G. Ou; L. M. Song; J.L Qu; S. Zhang; L. Chen
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Paper Abstract

The Hard X-ray Modulation Telescope (Insight-HXMT) was successfully launched on June 15th, 2017. It performs broad band X-ray scan survey of the Galactic Plane to detect new black holes and other objects in active states. It also observes X-ray binaries to study their X-ray variabilities. Here we will introduce the Science Operations of Insight-HXMT, which is responsible for collecting and evaluating observation proposals, scheduling observations, and monitoring the working status of the payloads

Paper Details

Date Published: 10 July 2018
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 10704, Observatory Operations: Strategies, Processes, and Systems VII, 107041C (10 July 2018); doi: 10.1117/12.2315175
Show Author Affiliations
S. M. Jia, Institute of High Energy Physics (China)
X. Ma, Institute of High Energy Physics (China)
Y. Huang, Institute of High Energy Physics (China)
W. Z. Zhang, Beijing Normal Univ. (China)
G. Ou, Institute of High Energy Physics (China)
L. M. Song, Institute of High Energy Physics (China)
J.L Qu, Institute of High Energy Physics (China)
S. Zhang, Institute of High Energy Physics (China)
L. Chen, Beijing Normal Univ. (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 10704:
Observatory Operations: Strategies, Processes, and Systems VII
Alison B. Peck; Robert L. Seaman; Chris R. Benn, Editor(s)

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