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Imaging Michelson Spectrometer For Hubble Space Telescope
Author(s): Arthur H. Vaughan
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Paper Abstract

Hubble Imaging Michelson Spectrometer (HIMS), a proposed instrument currently completing its definition phase, is designed to provide background-limited imaging capability and to exploit the diffraction-limited imaging capability of the Hubble Space Telescope (HST) in the wavelength range extending from 1000 to 2500 nanometers. The HIMS instrument also provides spectral resolution with resolving power [λ/Δλ] from 1 to 104. The basic opto-mechanical characteristics and design considerations for the instrument are described.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 May 1989
PDF: 13 pages
Proc. SPIE 1036, Precision Instrument Design, (1 May 1989); doi: 10.1117/12.950956
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Arthur H. Vaughan, California Institute of Technology (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1036:
Precision Instrument Design
Thomas C. Bristow; Alson E. Hatheway, Editor(s)

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