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Calibration Of A 1 Meter Diameter Normal Incidence Extreme Ultraviolet Telescope/Spectrometer
Author(s): Patrick Jelinsky; Mark Hurwitz; Simon Labov; Chris Martin; Stuart Bowyer
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Paper Abstract

We have built a 1 meter normal incidence telescope, with a normal incidence concave diffraction grating spectrometer at its focus. The instrument's spectral coverage is 350 to 1150 Å with a spectral resolution of 5 Å and a peak effective area of 6 cm2 at 500 Å . The instrument was launched on an Aries sounding rocket on November 27, 1983 in an effort to determine the hydrogen and helium abundance in the local interstellar medium. Here we present a description of this instrument with the primary emphasis on the methods used to calibrate it.

Paper Details

Date Published: 12 August 1986
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 0689, X-Ray Calibration: Techniques, Sources, and Detectors, (12 August 1986); doi: 10.1117/12.936563
Show Author Affiliations
Patrick Jelinsky, University of California (United States)
Mark Hurwitz, University of California (United States)
Simon Labov, University of California (United States)
Chris Martin, University of California (United States)
Stuart Bowyer, University of California (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0689:
X-Ray Calibration: Techniques, Sources, and Detectors
Ping Lee; Paul D. Rockett, Editor(s)

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