22 September 2005 Ralph: a visible/infrared imager for the New Horizons Pluto/Kuiper Belt mission
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The instrument named Ralph is a visible/NIR imager and IR hyperspectral imager that would fly as one of the core instruments on New Horizons, NASA's mission to the Pluto/Charon system and the Kuiper Belt. It is a compact, power efficient, and robust instrument with excellent imaging characteristics and sensitivity, and is well suited to this longduration flyby reconnaissance mission.
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Dennis Reuter, Dennis Reuter, Alan Stern, Alan Stern, James Baer, James Baer, Lisa Hardaway, Lisa Hardaway, Donald Jennings, Donald Jennings, Stuart McMuldroch, Stuart McMuldroch, Jeffrey Moore, Jeffrey Moore, Cathy Olkin, Cathy Olkin, Robert Parizek, Robert Parizek, Derek Sabatke, Derek Sabatke, John Scherrer, John Scherrer, John Stone, John Stone, Jeffrey Van Cleve, Jeffrey Van Cleve, Leslie Young, Leslie Young, } "Ralph: a visible/infrared imager for the New Horizons Pluto/Kuiper Belt mission", Proc. SPIE 5906, Astrobiology and Planetary Missions, 59061F (22 September 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.617901; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.617901
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