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ISOCAM: a camera for the ISO satellite optical bench development
Author(s): Danielle Auternaud
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Paper Abstract

ISOCAM, a camera to be flown onboard the Infrared Space Observatory (ISO) satellite of the European Space Agency, is described. The camera consists of three parts: an optical bench located at the telescopes's focal plane over a support platform, within the cooled portion of the spacecraft; lukewarm electronics fitted to the Cryostat's walls; and hot, processing electronics located within the service module, over the Cryostat's exterior. The ISOCAM camera uses two channels that cover either 2.5 - 5.5 or 4 - 17 microns bands.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 September 1991
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 1488, Infrared Imaging Systems: Design, Analysis, Modeling, and Testing II, (1 September 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.45792
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Danielle Auternaud, Aerospatiale (France)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1488:
Infrared Imaging Systems: Design, Analysis, Modeling, and Testing II
Gerald C. Holst, Editor(s)

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