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Ultrahigh-resolution XUV spectroheliograph III: a modified configuration for a free-flying platform
Author(s): Arthur B. C. Walker; Joakim F. Lindblom; J. Gethyn Timothy; Richard B. Hoover; Einar Tandberg-Hanssen; Troy W. Barbee
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Paper Abstract

The Ultra-High Resolution XUV Spectroheliograph (UHRXS) is a comprehensive solar observatory capable of studying solar phenomena at soft X-ray, XUV, EUV, and VUV wavelengths with normal incidence imaging multilayer telescopes capable of very high angular resolution (about 0.1 arcsec), and spectrographs able to achieve high spectral resolution. This instrument has been selected by NASA for flight as an attached payload on the Space Station Freedom. Recent developments have made it clear that accommodations for attached payloads on Freedom will not become available during the initial operations of Freedom and may never be available. We have studied the changes that must be made to place the UHRXS instrument on a Free Flying Plafform such as the Delta Launched Explorer Bus. We report on the configuration, performance, and accommodation on a free flying platform of the revised UHRXS concept.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 January 1992
PDF: 16 pages
Proc. SPIE 1546, Multilayer and Grazing Incidence X-Ray/EUV Optics, (1 January 1992); doi: 10.1117/12.51236
Show Author Affiliations
Arthur B. C. Walker, Stanford Univ. (United States)
Joakim F. Lindblom, Stanford Univ. (United States)
J. Gethyn Timothy, Stanford Univ. (United States)
Richard B. Hoover, NASA/Marshall Space Flight Ctr. (United States)
Einar Tandberg-Hanssen, NASA/Marshall Space Flight Ctr. (United States)
Troy W. Barbee, Lawrence Livermore National Lab. (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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