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The Space Telescope Imaging Spectrograph Design
ABSTRACT The Space Telescope Imaging Spectrograph (STIS) instrument was installed on the Hubble Space Telescope (HST) during the second servicing mission, in 1997 February. Four bands cover theExpand
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The On-Orbit Performance of the Space Telescope Imaging Spectrograph
The Space Telescope Imaging Spectrograph (STIS) was successfully installed into the Hubble Space Telescope (HST) in 1997 February, during the second HST servicing mission, STS-82. STIS is a versatileExpand
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Third order aberrations in cassegrain-type telescopes and coma correction in servo-stabilized images.
Pointing errors in telescopes carried by space vehicles can be compensated by servo-control of the secondary mirror. This introduces some aberrations in the stabilized image, the magnitude of whichExpand
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On-orbit optical performance of the Space Telescope Imaging Spectrograph
The Space Telescope Imaging Spectrograph (STIS) operates from the UV to near IR providing a general purpose, imaging spectroscopic capability. An internal, two mirror relay system corrects theExpand
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Echelle efficiencies: theory and experiment; comment.
  • M. Bottema
  • Physics, Medicine
  • Applied optics
  • 15 February 1981
Murk Bottema Ball Aerospace Systems Division, Ball Corporation, Boul­ der, Colorado 80306. Received 8 September 1980. 0003-6935/81/040528-03$00.50/0. © 1981 Optical Society of America. In a recentExpand
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The composition of the Venus clouds and implications for model atmospheres
The balloon-telescope flight of February 21, 1964, using reflected radiations near 1.1 μ, showed that the upper Venus atmosphere contains water vapor in amounts comparable to those in similar levelsExpand
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Echelle Efficiency And Blaze Characteristics
  • M. Bottema
  • Mathematics, Engineering
  • Optics & Photonics
  • 10 February 1981
On the basis of a simple model for diffraction by the groove, we show that the efficiency of an echelle is high in the Littrow arrangement, but becomes markedly less if the angle of deviation betweenExpand
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Balloon-Borne Ultraviolet Stellar Spectrometer
The purpose of this paper is to de-scribe a balloon-borne telescope-spec-trometer, designed to perform spectro-photometric measurements of the Mg II doublet at 2795 Å and 2802 Å in stars of visualExpand
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