1 January 1992 Solar/stellar coronal explorer and the solar/stellar coronal observatory
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Abstract
The Solar/Stellar Coronal Explorer (SSCE) carries six identical Ritchey-Chretien Telescopes of 127 mm aperture each; their images will be recorded by multianode microchannel-array detectors. The mirrors of five of the telescopes are coated with multilayer reflecting structures that select narrow XUV wavelength bands corresponding to strong emission lines emitted by solar or stellar coronal plasmas. Also noted here is a larger explorer mission concept, that of the Solar/Stellar Coronal Observatory, which will undertake more extensive spectroscopic observations.
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Arthur B. C. Walker, Joakim F. Lindblom, J. Gethyn Timothy, Troy W. Barbee, Richard B. Hoover, Einar Tandberg-Hanssen, Shi Tsan Wu, J. Sahade, "Solar/stellar coronal explorer and the solar/stellar coronal observatory", Proc. SPIE 1546, Multilayer and Grazing Incidence X-Ray/EUV Optics, (1 January 1992); doi: 10.1117/12.51237; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.51237
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