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Orbital measurement and verification of the Chandra X-ray Observatory's PSF
Author(s): Diab Jerius; R. Hank Donnelly; M. S. Tibbetts; Richard J. Edgar; Terrance J. Gaetz; Daniel A. Schwartz; Leon P. Van Speybroeck; Ping Zhao
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Paper Abstract

We present here results of the on-orbit calibration of the point spread function (PSF), comparing it with our predictions. We discuss how the PSF varies with source location in the telescope field of view, as well as with the spectral energy distribution of the source.

Paper Details

Date Published: 18 July 2000
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 4012, X-Ray Optics, Instruments, and Missions III, (18 July 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.391555
Show Author Affiliations
Diab Jerius, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (United States)
R. Hank Donnelly, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (United States)
M. S. Tibbetts, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (United States)
Richard J. Edgar, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (United States)
Terrance J. Gaetz, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (United States)
Daniel A. Schwartz, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (United States)
Leon P. Van Speybroeck, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (United States)
Ping Zhao, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4012:
X-Ray Optics, Instruments, and Missions III
Joachim E. Truemper; Bernd Aschenbach, Editor(s)

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