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Photographic films for the multispectral solar telescope array
Author(s): Richard B. Hoover; Arthur B. C. Walker; Craig Edward DeForest; Maxwell J. Allen; Joakim F. Lindblom; Lou Gilliam; Laurence J. November; Todd Brown; Clyde A. Dewan
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Paper Abstract

The rocketborne Multi-Spectral Solar Telescope Array (MSSTA) uses an array of Ritchey-Chretien, Cassegrain, and Herschelian telescopes to produce ultrahigh-resolution full-disk images of the sun within the soft X-ray, EUV, and FUV ranges. Such imaging of the solar disk and corona out to several solar radii placed great demands on the MSSTA''s data storage capabilities; in addition, its photographic films required very low outgassing rates. Results are presented from calibration tests conducted on the MSSTA''s emulsions, based on measurements at NIST''s synchrotron facility.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 January 1992
PDF: 17 pages
Proc. SPIE 1546, Multilayer and Grazing Incidence X-Ray/EUV Optics, (1 January 1992); doi: 10.1117/12.51233
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Richard B. Hoover, NASA/Marshall Space Flight Ctr. (United States)
Arthur B. C. Walker, Stanford Univ. (United States)
Craig Edward DeForest, Stanford Univ. (United States)
Maxwell J. Allen, Stanford Univ. (United States)
Joakim F. Lindblom, Stanford Univ. (United States)
Lou Gilliam, National Solar Observatory (United States)
Laurence J. November, National Solar Observatory (United States)
Todd Brown, National Solar Observatory (United States)
Clyde A. Dewan, Consultant (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1546:
Multilayer and Grazing Incidence X-Ray/EUV Optics
Richard B. Hoover, Editor(s)

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