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Space Telescope Observatory

International Astronomical Union. General Assembly

Space Telescope Observatory

special session of Commission 44, IAU 18th General Assembly, Patras, Greece, August 1982

by International Astronomical Union. General Assembly

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Published by NASA Scientific and Technical Information Branch in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English

  • Space Telescope Observatory.,
  • Space Telescope.,
  • Astronomical observatories.

  • Edition Notes

    At foot of title : Space Telescope Science Institute.

    Statementorganized by the European Space Agency and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration ; edited by Donald N.B. Hall.
    SeriesNASA CP -- 2244
    ContributionsHall, Donald N. B., United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration., International Astronomical Union. Commission 44., European Space Agency., Space Telescope Science Institute.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv,134p. :
    Number of Pages134
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14184817M

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    Johnson Space Center Chamber A 11 JWST configuration for OTIS cryo-test inside JSC’s Chamber A () JWST Space Telescope Transporter for Air, Road and Sea (STTARS) Apollo command module test in JSC’s Chamber A (). The Hubble Space Telescope was designed to free astronomers of a limitation that has plagued them since the days of Galileo—Earth's atmosphere. Shifting air pockets in the atmosphere block and.

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In many ways Hubble has revolutionised modern astronomy, by not only being an efficient tool for making new discoveries, but also by driving. The book covers every aspect of optical telescopes--from the humblest backyard setup, to state-of-the-art observatories, to the Hubble Space Telescope and spy by: The book "Hubble Space Telescope: Discoveries" takes the reader on a tour of Hubble's most significant science successes, combined with some of the telescope's technology and history.

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New Hubble Space Telescope photo is a 'living history book' of our universe director of the Griffith Observatory in Los Angeles, said.

“The Hubble Legacy Field image is just more Author: Tom Metcalfe. The Herschel Space Observatory was launched in May and the Spitzer Space Telescope was launched in August Herschel's primary mirror is meters in diameter and the telescope is designed for infrared wavelengths from 55 to µm.

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