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In-flight performance of the Faint Object Camera of the Hubble Space Telescope: IV
Author(s): Robert Ian Jedrzejewski; G. Mark Voit; Anatonella Nota
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Paper Abstract

This paper continues the series of reports on the performance of the faint object camera as its on-orbit lifetime draws to a close. We review the performance of the COSTAR-corrected FOC during routine science operations, concentrating on f/48 longslit spectroscopy, imaging polarimetry, absolute sensitivity, focus effects and geometric distortion monitoring. Plans for the closeout of the instruments before its withdrawal in the third HST servicing mission in 1999 are discussed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 28 August 1998
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 3356, Space Telescopes and Instruments V, (28 August 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.324427
Show Author Affiliations
Robert Ian Jedrzejewski, Space Telescope Science Institute (United States)
G. Mark Voit, Space Telescope Science Institute (United States)
Anatonella Nota, Space Telescope Science Institute (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3356:
Space Telescopes and Instruments V
Pierre Y. Bely; James B. Breckinridge, Editor(s)

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