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Solar/stellar coronal explorer and the solar/stellar coronal observatory
Author(s): Arthur B. C. Walker; Joakim F. Lindblom; J. Gethyn Timothy; Troy W. Barbee; Richard B. Hoover; Einar Tandberg-Hanssen; Shi Tsan Wu; J. Sahade
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Paper Abstract

The Solar/Stellar Coronal Explorer (SSCE) carries six identical Ritchey-Chretien Telescopes of 127 mm aperture each; their images will be recorded by multianode microchannel-array detectors. The mirrors of five of the telescopes are coated with multilayer reflecting structures that select narrow XUV wavelength bands corresponding to strong emission lines emitted by solar or stellar coronal plasmas. Also noted here is a larger explorer mission concept, that of the Solar/Stellar Coronal Observatory, which will undertake more extensive spectroscopic observations.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 January 1992
PDF: 15 pages
Proc. SPIE 1546, Multilayer and Grazing Incidence X-Ray/EUV Optics, (1 January 1992); doi: 10.1117/12.51237
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)
Troy W. Barbee, Lawrence Livermore National Lab. (United States)
Richard B. Hoover, NASA/Marshall Space Flight Ctr. (United States)
Einar Tandberg-Hanssen, NASA/Marshall Space Flight Ctr. (United States)
Shi Tsan Wu, Univ. of Alabama in Huntsville (United States)
J. Sahade, La Plata Univ. (Argentina)


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

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