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Large Space Telescope (LST) Observational Capability Of The Solar System
Author(s): Leo A. Klein
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Paper Abstract

A system study has been conducted to determine performance capability to make observations of members of the Solar System using the Large Space Telescope (LST), which was primarily conceived for stellar observations. 'Ahe study identified the LST capabilities for viewing opportunities considering the LST orbit location, ability to measure available flux at the input to the science instruments and the amount and rate of travel of the telescope line-of-sight (LOS) needed to follow members of the solar system for integrated measurements. The study results show the LST system to have good capability for the collection of solar system data with small additional equipment requirements to the stellar observational application.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 September 1974
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 0044, Instrumentation in Astronomy II, (1 September 1974); doi: 10.1117/12.953921
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Leo A. Klein, The Boeing Aerospace Company (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0044:
Instrumentation in Astronomy II
Lewis Larmore; Donald H. Menzel; David Crawford, Editor(s)

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