16 November 2000 VIRTIS-H: a high-spectral-resolution channel for the Rosetta infrared imaging spectrometer
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VIRTIS, the infrared imaging spectrometer of the ESA/ROSETTA mission, to be launched in January 2003, is devoted to the in-orbit remote sensing study of comet P/46 Wirtanen. Within the infrared imaging spectrometer VIRTIS, the high spectral resolution channel, VIRTIS-H, has for main scientific objectives to study the fine spectral details of the coma and cometary nucleus, with their composition and physical parameters, in parallel with the imaging spectrometer channel VIRTIS-M. The instrument is a cross-dispersor spectrometer, working in the range 2 - 5 micrometers , at about approximately 1200 spectral resolving power. Its design consists of a telescope, an entrance slit, followed by a collimator, and a prism separating 8 orders of a grating
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Pierre Drossart, Pierre Drossart, Alain Semery, Alain Semery, Marc Bouye, Marc Bouye, Yann Hello, Yann Hello, Gerard Huntzinger, Gerard Huntzinger, Driss Kouach, Driss Kouach, Jean-Michel Reess, Jean-Michel Reess, Didier Tiphene, Didier Tiphene, Y. Ghomchi, Y. Ghomchi, Angioletta Coradini, Angioletta Coradini, Fabrizio Capaccioni, Fabrizio Capaccioni, Gabriele Arnold, Gabriele Arnold, Johann Benkhoff, Johann Benkhoff, } "VIRTIS-H: a high-spectral-resolution channel for the Rosetta infrared imaging spectrometer", Proc. SPIE 4131, Infrared Spaceborne Remote Sensing VIII, (16 November 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.406535; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.406535
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