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On-orbit performance of the MIPS instrument
The Multiband Imaging Photometer for Spitzer (MIPS) provides long wavelength capability for the mission, in imaging bands at 24, 70, and 160 microns and measurements of spectral energy distributionsExpand
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Multiband imaging photometer for SIRTF
The Multiband Imaging Photometer for SIRTF (MIPS) provides the space IR telescope facility (SIRTF) with imaging, photometry, and total power measurement capability in broad spectral bands centered atExpand
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Ground test characterization of the multiband imaging photometer for SIRTF (MIPS)
We describe the ground testing and characterization of the Multiband Imaging Photometer for SIRTF (MIPS). This instrument is a camera with three focal plane arrays covering broad spectral bandsExpand
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Astronomical longslit spectrograph utilizing a 256x256 InSb focal plane array
The Cryogenic Spectrometer (CRSP) is a longslit astronomical spectrograph which has been in service at Kitt Peak National Observatory since 1988, utilizing a 58 x 62 Santa Barbara ResearchExpand
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Simultaneous quad-color infrared imaging device (SQIID): a leap forward in infrared cameras for astronomy
The Simultaneous Quad-Color Infrared Imaging Device (SQIID) is the first of a new generation of infrared instruments to be put into service at the Kitt Peak National Observatory (KPNO). The cameraExpand
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Low-light-level EMCCD color camera
Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp (BATC) has developed a unique color camera that allows the addition of color with a very small impact on low light level performance and negligible impact on limiting resolution. Expand
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Cryogenic Scan Mirror Mechanism for SIRTF / MIPS
A Cryogenic Scan Mirror Mechanism (CSMM) has been developed for the Multi-band Imaging Photometer for SIRTF (MIPS) which is one of three scientific instruments in the focal plane of the SpaceExpand
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Cryogenic optical bench: a multifunction camera for infrared astronomy
The Cryogenic Optical Bench (COB) is a 1-4 (mu) IR array camera with multiple cold spectral and spatial filtering capabilities which can be combined in a variety of configurations. The array isExpand
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NOAO Wildfire Instrument Controller
The Wildfire Instrument Controller is currently being used in four IR instruments at the Kitt Peak National Observatory. Wildfire is a high performance, versatile transputer based controller whichExpand
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Controlling an ALADDIN 1K x 1K array with Wildfire
Wildfire is the array and instrument controller currently used in the infra-red instrumentation at National Optical Astronomy Observatories. Wildfire is a high performance, versatile transputer basedExpand
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