Next generation space telescope: a monolithic mirror candidate

Roger Angel, Buddy Martin, David G. Sandler, Nick Wolf, Pierre Y. Bely, P. Benvenuti, Robert Fosbury, Robin J. Laurance, James H. Crocker, Riccardo Giacconi

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Abstract

We present a concept for a Next Generation Space Telescope with a monolithic 8 × 4 meter primary, optimized for the near infrared region (2 - 5 microns). The observatory is radiatively cooled to about 35 K and would be launched on an Ariane 5 to the Lagrange Point L2.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationProceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering
EditorsPierre Y. Bely, James B. Breckinridge
Pages354-356
Number of pages3
StatePublished - Dec 1 1996
EventSpace Telescopes and Instruments IV - Denver, CO, USA
Duration: Aug 6 1996Aug 7 1996

Publication series

NameProceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering
Volume2807
ISSN (Print)0277-786X

Other

OtherSpace Telescopes and Instruments IV
CityDenver, CO, USA
Period8/6/968/7/96

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Computer Science Applications
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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