25 November 1996 Japanese sounding rocket experiment with the solar XUV Doppler telescope
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We present an overview of an ongoing Japanese sounding rocket project with the Solar XUV Doppler telescope. The telescope employs a pair of normal incidence multilayer mirrors and a back-thinned CCD, and is designed to observe coronal velocity field of the whole sun by measuring line- of-sight Doppler shifts of the Fe XIV 211 angstroms line. The velocity detection limit is estimated to be better than 100 km/s. The telescope will be launched by the Institute of Space and Astronautical Science in 1998, when the solar activity is going to be increasing towards the cycle 23 activity maximum. Together with the overview of the telescope, the current status of the development of each telescope components including multilayer mirrors, telescope structure, image stabilization mechanism, and focal plane assembly, are reviewed. The observation sequence during the flight is also briefly described.
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Taro Sakao, Taro Sakao, Saku Tsuneta, Saku Tsuneta, Hirohisa Hara, Hirohisa Hara, Ryouhei Kano, Ryouhei Kano, Tsuyoshi Yoshida, Tsuyoshi Yoshida, Shin'ichi Nagata, Shin'ichi Nagata, Toshifumi Shimizu, Toshifumi Shimizu, Takeo Kosugi, Takeo Kosugi, Katsuhiko Murakami, Katsuhiko Murakami, Wakuna Wasa, Wakuna Wasa, Masao Inoue, Masao Inoue, Katsuhiro Miura, Katsuhiro Miura, Koji Taguchi, Koji Taguchi, Kazuo Tanimoto, Kazuo Tanimoto, } "Japanese sounding rocket experiment with the solar XUV Doppler telescope", Proc. SPIE 2804, Missions to the Sun, (25 November 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.259721; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.259721
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