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Design, Fabrication And Performance Of Two Grazing Incidence Telescopes For Celestial Extreme Ultraviolet Astronomy
Author(s): M. Lampton; W. Cash; R. F. Malina; S. Bowyer
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Paper Abstract

Two sounding rocket experiments designed to study celestial sources of radiation between 100 and 1000 A are described. The Wolter-Schwarzschild Type II grazing incidence mirrors in the experiments have been built by the diamond turning technique and have achieved one arcminute resolution. Design considerations and fabrication procedures for each are discussed. The first, a survey instrument, has been flown once. The second, a spectroscopic instrument, is being readied for launch in summer 1977.

Paper Details

Date Published: 29 August 1977
PDF: 14 pages
Proc. SPIE 0106, X-Ray Imaging, (29 August 1977); doi: 10.1117/12.955461
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M. Lampton, University of California (United States)
W. Cash, University of California (United States)
R. F. Malina, University of California (United States)
S. Bowyer, University of California (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0106:
X-Ray Imaging
Richard P. Chase; Glenn W. Kuswa, Editor(s)

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