11 October 2004 The Marshall Space Flight Center solar ultraviolet magnetograph
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This paper will describe the objectives of the Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC) Solar Ultraviolet Magnetograph Investigation (SUMI) and the optical components that have been developed to meet those objectives. In order to test the scientific feasibility of measuring magnetic fields in the UV, a sounding rocket payload is being developed. This paper will discuss: (1) the scientific measurements that will be made by the SUMI sounding rocket program, (2) how the optics have been optimized for simultaneous measurements of two magnetic lines CIV (1550Å) and MgII (2800Å), and (3) the optical, reflectance, transmission and polarization measurements that have been made on the SUMI telescope mirrors and polarimeter.
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Edward A. West, Edward A. West, Jason G. Porter, Jason G. Porter, John M. Davis, John M. Davis, G. Allen Gary, G. Allen Gary, Matthew W. Noble, Matthew W. Noble, Matthew Lewis, Matthew Lewis, Roger J. Thomas, Roger J. Thomas, } "The Marshall Space Flight Center solar ultraviolet magnetograph", Proc. SPIE 5488, UV and Gamma-Ray Space Telescope Systems, (11 October 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.563524; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.563524
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