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29 July 2016 The Australian Space Eye: studying the history of galaxy formation with a CubeSat
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The Australian Space Eye is a proposed astronomical telescope based on a 6U CubeSat platform. The Space Eye will exploit the low level of systematic errors achievable with a small space based telescope to enable high accuracy measurements of the optical extragalactic background light and low surface brightness emission around nearby galaxies. This project is also a demonstrator for several technologies with general applicability to astronomical observations from nanosatellites. Space Eye is based around a 90 mm aperture clear aperture all refractive telescope for broadband wide field imaging in the i' and z' bands.
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Anthony Horton, Lee Spitler, Naomi Mathers, Michael Petkovic, Douglas Griffin, Simon Barraclough, Craig Benson, Igor Dimitrijevic, Andrew Lambert, Anthony Previte, John Bowen, Solomon Westerman, Jordi Puig-Suari, Sam Reisenfeld, Jon Lawrence, Ross Zhelem, Matthew Colless, and Russell Boyce "The Australian Space Eye: studying the history of galaxy formation with a CubeSat", Proc. SPIE 9904, Space Telescopes and Instrumentation 2016: Optical, Infrared, and Millimeter Wave, 99041Q (29 July 2016);


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