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Very wide band telescope for Planck using optical and radio frequency techniques
Author(s): Guy Fargant; Denis Dubruel; Myriam Cornut; Jean-Bernard Riti; Thomas Passvogel; Peter J. I. de Maagt; Michel Anderegg; Jan Tauber
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Paper Abstract

Planck associated to FIRST is one of the ESA scientific missions belonging to the Horizon 2000 program. It will be launched by an Ariane 5 in 2007. Planck aims at obtaining very accurate images of the Cosmic Microwave Background fluctuations, thanks to a spaceborne telescope featuring a wide wavelength range and an excellent control of straylight and thermal variations.

Paper Details

Date Published: 28 July 2000
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 4013, UV, Optical, and IR Space Telescopes and Instruments, (28 July 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.394000
Show Author Affiliations
Guy Fargant, Alcatel Space Industries (France)
Denis Dubruel, Alcatel Space Industries (France)
Myriam Cornut, Alcatel Space Industries (France)
Jean-Bernard Riti, Alcatel Space Industries (France)
Thomas Passvogel, European Space Agency/ESTEC (Netherlands)
Peter J. I. de Maagt, European Space Agency/ESTEC (Netherlands)
Michel Anderegg, European Space Agency/ESTEC (Netherlands)
Jan Tauber, European Space Agency/ESTEC (Netherlands)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4013:
UV, Optical, and IR Space Telescopes and Instruments
James B. Breckinridge; Peter Jakobsen, Editor(s)

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