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German Infra Red Laboratory (Girl)-Liquid Helium-Cooled Infrared Observatory For Spacelab
Author(s): Dietrich Lemke; Gustav Klipping; Michael Grewing; Helge Trinks; Siegfried Drapatz; Klaus Proetel
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Paper Abstract

The 40cm - telescope is equiped with an it camera, a photometer - polarimeter, an Ebert - Fastie - spectrometer, a Michelson - interferometer and a Fabry - Perot - Etalon. These focal plane instruments, covering the wavelength region between 3 and 500/μm, are under development at different institutes in Germany. Numerous observations and experiments are planned in the fields of astronomy, atmospheric physics and helium II physics. The hardware phase of the project started in November 1978, with MBB, Dornier and Linde as industrial contractors. The first flight is scheduled for the D 4 - Mission in 1983/84.

Paper Details

Date Published: 27 September 1979
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 0183, Space Optics II, (27 September 1979); doi: 10.1117/12.957394
Show Author Affiliations
Dietrich Lemke, Max-Planck-Institut fur Astronomie (Germany)
Gustav Klipping, Freie Universitat (Germany)
Michael Grewing, Universitat Tubingen (Germany)
Helge Trinks, Universitat Wuppertal (Germany)
Siegfried Drapatz, Max-Planck-Institut fur Extraterr. Physik (Germany)
Klaus Proetel, Max-Planck-Institut fur Astronomie (Germany)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0183:
Space Optics II
Charles L. Wyman, Editor(s)

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