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Short telescope design of 1.5-m aperture solar UV visible and IR telescope aboard Solar-C
Author(s): Y. Suematsu; Y. Katsukawa; T. Shimizu; K. Ichimoto; T. Horiuchi; Y. Matsumoto; N. Takeyama
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Paper Abstract

We present an optical and thermal design of one of major instrumental payload planned for SOLAR-C mission/Plan-B (high resolution spectroscopic option): the telescope assembly of Solar Ultra-violet Visible and near IR observing Telescope (SUVIT). To accommodate a launcher's nosecone size, a wide observing wavelength coverage from UV (down to 280 nm) through near IR (up to 1100 nm), and an 0.1 arcsec resolution in the field of 200 arcsec diameter, a short telescope design was made for a 1.5 m aperture solar Gregorian telescope with the compact design of three-mirror collimator unit.

Paper Details

Date Published: 7 October 2011
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 8148, Solar Physics and Space Weather Instrumentation IV, 81480D (7 October 2011); doi: 10.1117/12.893207
Show Author Affiliations
Y. Suematsu, National Astronomical Observatory of Japan (Japan)
Y. Katsukawa, National Astronomical Observatory of Japan (Japan)
T. Shimizu, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (Japan)
K. Ichimoto, Hida Observatory, Kyoto Univ. (Japan)
T. Horiuchi, PLANET Inc. (Japan)
Y. Matsumoto, PLANET Inc. (Japan)
N. Takeyama, Genesia Corp. (Japan)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 8148:
Solar Physics and Space Weather Instrumentation IV
Silvano Fineschi; Judy Fennelly, Editor(s)

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