1 November 1993 In-flight performance of the Faint Object Camera of the Hubble Space Telescope: II
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This paper gives an update on the performance of the Faint Object Camera--launched with the Hubble Space Telescope--since the last report two years ago. The primary camera, the f/96 relay, continues to work well, but the f/48 relay has recently developed serious problems. The stability of the f/96 relay has been very good with the only change being a small apparent decrease in UV sensitivity. Preliminary results for the f/48 DQE are presented. In-orbit UV flat fields have been obtained and the f/96 objective prisms and polarizers have been calibrated.
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Perry E. Greenfield, Perry E. Greenfield, Anatonella Nota, Anatonella Nota, Robert Ian Jedrzejewski, Robert Ian Jedrzejewski, Warren Hack, Warren Hack, Hashima Hasan, Hashima Hasan, Philip Hodge, Philip Hodge, David A. Baxter, David A. Baxter, W. Baggett, W. Baggett, Francesco Paresce, Francesco Paresce, } "In-flight performance of the Faint Object Camera of the Hubble Space Telescope: II", Proc. SPIE 1945, Space Astronomical Telescopes and Instruments II, (1 November 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.158762; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.158762


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