Alice—the Ultraviolet Imaging Spectrometer

  • ABOARD THE, ROSETTA ORBITER, +7 authors S. A. Stern
  • Published 2000


We describe the design concept and scientific objectives of the Rosetta/Alice instrument. Alice is a lightweight (2.7 kg), low-power (4 W), and low-cost imaging spectrometer optimized for cometary ultraviolet spectroscopy. Alice, which is funded by NASA to fly on the ESA Rosetta Orbiter, is a derivative of the HIPPS Pluto UV spectrometer. Alice is designed… (More)


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@inproceedings{THE2000AlicetheUI, title={Alice—the Ultraviolet Imaging Spectrometer}, author={ABOARD THE and ROSETTA ORBITER and David Slater and J. R. Scherrer and J. Stone and M. F. A’Hearn and Joanne Bertaux and Polina Feldman and Michel C. Festou and S. A. Stern}, year={2000} }