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Off-axis telescopes: the future generation of Earth observation telescopes
Author(s): Hans Joachim Juranek; Rolf Sand; Juergen Schweizer; Bernd Harnisch; Bernd Paul Kunkel; Elke Schmidt; A. Litzelmann; Frank Schillke; G. Dempewolf
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Paper Abstract

In 1991 Carl Zeiss started a program to develop powerful telescopes for airborne and spaceborne earth-observation telescopes. This article summarizes some of the main result of this program. To emphasize the importance of these activities a short historical review was added.

Paper Details

Date Published: 3 October 1998
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 3439, Earth Observing Systems III, (3 October 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.325617
Show Author Affiliations
Hans Joachim Juranek, Carl Zeiss (Germany)
Rolf Sand, Carl Zeiss (Germany)
Juergen Schweizer, Carl Zeiss (Germany)
Bernd Harnisch, European Space Agency/ESTEC (Netherlands)
Bernd Paul Kunkel, Daimler-Benz Aerospace (Germany)
Elke Schmidt, Daimler-Benz Aerospace (Germany)
A. Litzelmann, Carl Zeiss (Germany)
Frank Schillke, Carl Zeiss (Germany)
G. Dempewolf, Carl Zeiss (Germany)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3439:
Earth Observing Systems III
William L. Barnes, Editor(s)

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