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HST image processing: an overview of algorithms for image restoration
Author(s): Robert A. Gonsalves; Peter Nisenson
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Paper Abstract

After the Hubble Space Telescope was stabilized so that it could image a star, scientists were dismayed to find that the telescope produced severely degraded images. A flaw in the manufacture of the primary mirror causes an aberration that appears to be circularly symmetric. In this paper we review some of the algorithms and procedures that have been used to perform image restoration of the Hubble data.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 December 1991
PDF: 14 pages
Proc. SPIE 1567, Applications of Digital Image Processing XIV, (1 December 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.50824
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Robert A. Gonsalves, Tufts Univ. (United States)
Peter Nisenson, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1567:
Applications of Digital Image Processing XIV
Andrew G. Tescher, Editor(s)

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