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High-resolution telescope cluster I: overview and technical status
Author(s): Arthur B. C. Walker; Richard B. Hoover; William T. Roberts; Shi Tsan Wu
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Paper Abstract

A major component of the Advanced Solar Observatory is the High Resolution Telescope Cluster (HRTC) for investigations of the solar atmosphere at soft X-ray, XUV, EUV, and VUV wavelengths, via high resolution spectroheliograms in lines and continuum emitted over the full, (4500 to 100,000,000 K) range of temperatures of the outer solar atmosphere; angular resolution may be as high as 0.03 arcsec. An analysis is conducted of a model HRTC instrument complement encompassing a 60-90 cm aperture VUV telescope, a 40-50 cm aperture EUV telescope, three 40-50 cm aperture XUV telescopes, and a 40-cm aperture soft X-ray telescope, as well as flare spectrometers and polarimeters and four coronagraph/spectrographs.

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: 10.1117/12.51254
Show Author Affiliations
Arthur B. C. Walker, Stanford Univ. (United States)
Richard B. Hoover, NASA/Marshall Space Flight Ctr. (United States)
William T. Roberts, NASA/Marshall Space Flight Ctr. (United States)
Shi Tsan Wu, Univ. of Alabama in Huntsville (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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