Next generation space telescope

a monolithic mirror candidate

J Roger P 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
Volume2807
StatePublished - 1996
EventSpace Telescopes and Instruments IV - Denver, CO, USA
Duration: Aug 6 1996Aug 7 1996

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

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Space telescopes
Observatories
observatories
Mirrors
telescopes
mirrors
Infrared radiation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Condensed Matter Physics

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Angel, J. R. P., Martin, B., Sandler, D. G., Wolf, N., Bely, P. Y., Benvenuti, P., ... Giacconi, R. (1996). Next generation space telescope: a monolithic mirror candidate. In P. Y. Bely, & J. B. Breckinridge (Eds.), Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering (Vol. 2807, pp. 354-356)

Next generation space telescope : a monolithic mirror candidate. / Angel, J Roger P; Martin, Buddy; Sandler, David G.; Wolf, Nick; Bely, Pierre Y.; Benvenuti, P.; Fosbury, Robert; Laurance, Robin J.; Crocker, James H.; Giacconi, Riccardo.

Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering. ed. / Pierre Y. Bely; James B. Breckinridge. Vol. 2807 1996. p. 354-356.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Angel, JRP, Martin, B, Sandler, DG, Wolf, N, Bely, PY, Benvenuti, P, Fosbury, R, Laurance, RJ, Crocker, JH & Giacconi, R 1996, Next generation space telescope: a monolithic mirror candidate. in PY Bely & JB Breckinridge (eds), Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering. vol. 2807, pp. 354-356, Space Telescopes and Instruments IV, Denver, CO, USA, 8/6/96.
Angel JRP, Martin B, Sandler DG, Wolf N, Bely PY, Benvenuti P et al. Next generation space telescope: a monolithic mirror candidate. In Bely PY, Breckinridge JB, editors, Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering. Vol. 2807. 1996. p. 354-356
Angel, J Roger P ; Martin, Buddy ; Sandler, David G. ; Wolf, Nick ; Bely, Pierre Y. ; Benvenuti, P. ; Fosbury, Robert ; Laurance, Robin J. ; Crocker, James H. ; Giacconi, Riccardo. / Next generation space telescope : a monolithic mirror candidate. Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering. editor / Pierre Y. Bely ; James B. Breckinridge. Vol. 2807 1996. pp. 354-356
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