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Development of an extreme ultraviolet spectroscope for exospheric dynamics (EXCEED) mission
Author(s): Kazuo Yoshioka; Go Murakami; Munetaka Ueno; Ichiro Yoshikawa; Atsushi Yamazaki; Kazunori Uemizu
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Paper Abstract

EXtreme ultraviolet spectrosCope for ExosphEric Dynamics (EXCEED) is an earth-orbiting space Extreme Ultraviolet (EUV) telescope mission that will be launched in 2012 and injected into the orbit around the earth. EXCEED will make observations of plasma space in various planets in our solar system. It is very important to put on an observing site beyond the atmospheric absorption when we observe EUV spectral range, and which enables us to study Io plasma torus of Jupiter, and interaction of the solar wind with the upper atmosphere of the planets and their escape. In this paper, we will introduce the mission overview, its instrument, and the scientific targets.

Paper Details

Date Published: 3 September 2008
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 7077, Advances in X-Ray/EUV Optics and Components III, 70771U (3 September 2008); doi: 10.1117/12.794125
Show Author Affiliations
Kazuo Yoshioka, The Univ. of Tokyo (Japan)
Go Murakami, The Univ. of Tokyo (Japan)
Munetaka Ueno, The Univ. of Tokyo (Japan)
Ichiro Yoshikawa, The Univ. of Tokyo (Japan)
Atsushi Yamazaki, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (Japan)
Kazunori Uemizu, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (Japan)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7077:
Advances in X-Ray/EUV Optics and Components III
Ali M. Khounsary; Christian Morawe; Shunji Goto, Editor(s)

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