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Next generation space telescope: a monolithic mirror candidate
Author(s): James Roger P. Angel; Hubert M. Martin; David G. Sandler; Nick Wolf; Pierre Y. Bely; Piero Benvenuti; Robert A. E. Fosbury; Robin J. Laurance; James H. Crocker; Riccardo Giacconi
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Paper Abstract

We present a concept for a Next Generation Space Telescope with a monolithic 8 X 4 meter primary, optimized for the near infrared region (2 - 5 microns). The observatory is radiatively cooled to about 35 K and would be launched on an Ariane 5 to the Lagrange Point L2.

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Date Published: 12 October 1996
PDF: 3 pages
Proc. SPIE 2807, Space Telescopes and Instruments IV, (12 October 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.255121
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James Roger P. Angel, Steward Observatory/Univ. of Arizona (United States)
Hubert M. Martin, Univ. of Arizona (United States)
David G. Sandler, Univ. of Arizona (United States)
Nick Wolf, Univ. of Arizona (United States)
Pierre Y. Bely, Space Telescope Science Institute (United States)
Piero Benvenuti, European Space Agency (Germany)
Robert A. E. Fosbury, European Space Agency (Germany)
Robin J. Laurance, European Space Agency (Netherlands)
James H. Crocker, European Southern Observatory (United States)
Riccardo Giacconi, European Southern Observatory (Germany)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2807:
Space Telescopes and Instruments IV
Pierre Y. Bely; James B. Breckinridge, Editor(s)

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