21 December 1988 Assembly Of The ROSAT Flight X-Ray Mirror System
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Abstract
Starting in October 1987 the eight flight mirror shells of the ROSAT high-resolution X-ray mirror system have been assembled to a Wolter I telescope. A description of the assembly procedure and the alignment control measurement methods is given as well as a summary of the performance. I. Introduction II. Configuration and design III. Mirror manufacture IV. Assembly and adjustment V. Summary Acknowledgments
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K. Beckstette, B. Aschenbach, M. Schmidt, "Assembly Of The ROSAT Flight X-Ray Mirror System", Proc. SPIE 0982, X-Ray Instrumentation in Astronomy II, (21 December 1988); doi: 10.1117/12.948696; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.948696
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X-ray astronomy

Manufacturing

Telescopes

Space telescopes

Astronomy

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