1 October 1993 ISOCAM calibration facility and pre-flight characterization
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The camera of the Infrared Space Observatory was carefully tested and calibrated during two years (1991 - 1992) in the dedicated facility installed at Institut d'Astrophysique Spatiale at Orsay. A large cryostat with high-precision instrumentation was developed, in order to provide an operation environment close to the conditions expected in orbit. The large amount of data obtained allows a thorough investigation of the imaging, photometric and spectral properties of ISOCAM in all its operation modes, leading to the definition of hopefully optimal observing procedures and data-processing algorithms.
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Michel Perault, Michel Perault, F. X. Desert, F. X. Desert, Alain Abergel, Alain Abergel, F. Boulanger, F. Boulanger, Ch. Dupraz, Ch. Dupraz, Catherine J. Cesarsky, Catherine J. Cesarsky, Laurent G. Vigroux, Laurent G. Vigroux, } "ISOCAM calibration facility and pre-flight characterization", Proc. SPIE 2019, Infrared Spaceborne Remote Sensing, (1 October 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.157853; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.157853
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