Hubble Space Telescope Advanced Camera conceptual design

Bernard D. Seery, Carolyn Krebs, Andrew Smith, Sally Heap, John Bolton, Paul Hannan, David R. Skillman, Malcom B. Niedner, Robert A. Brown, Mark Clampin, Michael Lesser

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A design for an Advanced Camera (AC) third-generation Hubble Space Telescope scientific instrument is discussed. The AC is a three-channel spectrophotometric camera with wavelength sensitivity from 115-1000 nm. The AC, if selected, would be launched in 1999 for installation on HST. The axial bay design incorporates optical correction for the aberrated HST primary mirror and evolutionary advances in imaging capability.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1298-1314
Number of pages17
JournalProceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering
StatePublished - Jun 1 1994
EventInstrumentation in Astronomy VIII 1994 - Kailua, Kona, United States
Duration: Mar 13 1994Mar 18 1994

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Computer Science Applications
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering


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