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Emu: a near-infrared wide-field photometer for space
Author(s): James Gilbert; David Chandler; Alexey Grigoriev; Shanae King; Joice Mathew; Rob Sharp; Annino Vaccarella
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Paper Abstract

‘Emu’ is a compact wide-field photometer destined for a 6-month mission on the exterior of the International Space Station (ISS), commencing in 2021. Emu will undertake a sky survey in the 1.4 μm ‘water band’, as a method of estimating oxygen abundance in the atmospheres of cool stars down to a magnitude of mAB≈13 (H-band).

Paper Details

Date Published: 3 January 2020
PDF: 2 pages
Proc. SPIE 11203, Advances in Optical Astronomical Instrumentation 2019, 112030H (3 January 2020); doi: 10.1117/12.2539776
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James Gilbert, The Australian National Univ. (Australia)
David Chandler, The Australian National Univ. (Australia)
Alexey Grigoriev, The Australian National Univ. (Australia)
Shanae King, The Australian National Univ. (Australia)
Joice Mathew, The Australian National Univ. (Australia)
Rob Sharp, The Australian National Univ. (Australia)
Annino Vaccarella, The Australian National Univ. (Australia)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 11203:
Advances in Optical Astronomical Instrumentation 2019
Simon C. Ellis; Céline d'Orgeville, Editor(s)

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