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Cosmic origins spectrograph: a Hubble replacement instrument for the 2002 reservicing mission
Author(s): James C. Green
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Paper Abstract

The Cosmic Origins Spectrograph is a new instrument for the Hubble Space Telescope that will be installed in 2002. It is designed for high throughput, medium resolution spectroscopy of point sources, allowing the efficient observation of numerous faint extragalactic and galactic UV sources. The primary science objectives of the mission are the study of the origins of large scale structure in the universe, the formation, and evolution of galaxies, and the origin of stellar and planetary systems and the cold interstellar medium.

Paper Details

Date Published: 28 August 1998
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 3356, Space Telescopes and Instruments V, (28 August 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.324466
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James C. Green, Univ. of Colorado/Boulder (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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