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Assembly Of The ROSAT Flight X-Ray Mirror System
Author(s): K. Beckstette; B. Aschenbach; M. Schmidt
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Paper Abstract

Starting in October 1987 the eight flight mirror shells of the ROSAT high-resolution X-ray mirror system have been assembled to a Wolter I telescope. A description of the assembly procedure and the alignment control measurement methods is given as well as a summary of the performance. I. Introduction II. Configuration and design III. Mirror manufacture IV. Assembly and adjustment V. Summary Acknowledgments

Paper Details

Date Published: 21 December 1988
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 0982, X-Ray Instrumentation in Astronomy II, (21 December 1988); doi: 10.1117/12.948696
Show Author Affiliations
K. Beckstette, Carl Zeiss (Germany)
B. Aschenbach, Max-Planck-Institute for Extraterrestrial Physics (Germany)
M. Schmidt, Carl Zeiss (Germany)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0982:
X-Ray Instrumentation in Astronomy II
Leon Golub, Editor(s)

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