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Image processing for the European Space Agency (ESA) Faint Object Camera
Author(s): F. Macchetto
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Paper Abstract

The Faint Object Camera is the ESA instrument to be flown in the Space Telescope. This paper describes the main characteristics of the instrument, its scientific capabilities, and the software required to analyze the data that it produces.

Paper Details

Date Published: 21 November 1980
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 0264, Applications of Digital Image Processing to Astronomy, (21 November 1980); doi: 10.1117/12.959791
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F. Macchetto, Space Science Department of ESA (The Netherlands)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0264:
Applications of Digital Image Processing to Astronomy
Denis A. Elliot, Editor(s)

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