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Thermal requirements of Space Solar Telescope and its analysis
Author(s): Guofeng Song
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Paper Abstract

In this paper, we will describe the conceptual thermal design of Space Solar Telescope (SST) and the requirement of it. SST will be placed into a 732km, 98.6 degree inclination, solar inertial orbit. For observing the sun, the telescope adds greater flexibility in the control of the heater system. The set points for the telescope and all attached payload elements, and consequently spacecraft heater power requirements, the special thermal control requirement of the focus plane instrument will be discussed in this paper.

Paper Details

Date Published: 28 September 1999
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 3786, Optomechanical Engineering and Vibration Control, (28 September 1999); doi: 10.1117/12.363838
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Guofeng Song, Beijing Astronomical Observatory (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3786:
Optomechanical Engineering and Vibration Control
Eddy A. Derby; Eddy A. Derby; Colin G. Gordon; Colin G. Gordon; Daniel Vukobratovich; Carl H. Zweben; Daniel Vukobratovich; Paul R. Yoder Jr.; Carl H. Zweben, Editor(s)

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