18 July 2016 In-orbit operation of the ASTRO-H SXS
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We summarize all the in-orbit operations of the Soft X-ray Spectrometer (SXS) onboard the ASTRO-H (Hit- omi) satellite. The satellite was launched on 2016/02/17 and the communication with the satellite ceased on 2016/03/26. The SXS was still in the commissioning phase, in which the setups were progressively changed. This article is intended to serve as a reference of the events in the orbit to properly interpret the SXS data taken during its short life time, and as a test case for planning the in-orbit operation for future micro-calorimeter missions.
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Masahiro Tsujimoto, Masahiro Tsujimoto, Kazuhisa Mitsuda, Kazuhisa Mitsuda, Richard L. Kelley, Richard L. Kelley, Jan-Willem A. den Herder, Jan-Willem A. den Herder, Hiroki Akamatsu, Hiroki Akamatsu, Thomas G. Bialas, Thomas G. Bialas, Kevin R. Boyce, Kevin R. Boyce, Gregory V. Brown, Gregory V. Brown, Meng P. Chiao, Meng P. Chiao, Elisa Costantini, Elisa Costantini, Cor P. de Vries, Cor P. de Vries, Michael J. DiPirro, Michael J. DiPirro, Megan E. Eckart, Megan E. Eckart, Yuichiro Ezoe, Yuichiro Ezoe, Ryuichi Fujimoto, Ryuichi Fujimoto, Daniel Haas, Daniel Haas, Akio Hoshino, Akio Hoshino, Kumi Ishikawa, Kumi Ishikawa, Yoshitaka Ishisaki, Yoshitaka Ishisaki, Naoko Iyomoto, Naoko Iyomoto, Caroline A. Kilbourne, Caroline A. Kilbourne, Shunji Kitamoto, Shunji Kitamoto, Shu Koyama, Shu Koyama, Maurice A. Leutenegger, Maurice A. Leutenegger, Dan McCammon, Dan McCammon, Ikuyuki Mitsuishi, Ikuyuki Mitsuishi, Hiroshi Murakami, Hiroshi Murakami, Masahide Murakami, Masahide Murakami, Hirofumi Noda, Hirofumi Noda, Mina Ogawa, Mina Ogawa, Naomi Ota, Naomi Ota, Stéphane Paltani, Stéphane Paltani, Frederick S. Porter, Frederick S. Porter, Kosuke Sato, Kosuke Sato, Yoichi Sato, Yoichi Sato, Makoto Sawada, Makoto Sawada, Hiromi Seta, Hiromi Seta, Keisuke Shinozaki, Keisuke Shinozaki, Peter J. Shirron, Peter J. Shirron, Gary A. Sneiderman, Gary A. Sneiderman, Hiroyuki Sugita, Hiroyuki Sugita, Andrew E. Szymkowiak, Andrew E. Szymkowiak, Yoh Takei, Yoh Takei, Toru Tamagawa, Toru Tamagawa, Makoto S. Tashiro, Makoto S. Tashiro, Yukikatsu Terada, Yukikatsu Terada, Shinya Yamada, Shinya Yamada, Noriko Y. Yamasaki, Noriko Y. Yamasaki, Yoichi Yatsu, Yoichi Yatsu, } "In-orbit operation of the ASTRO-H SXS", Proc. SPIE 9905, Space Telescopes and Instrumentation 2016: Ultraviolet to Gamma Ray, 99050Y (18 July 2016); doi: 10.1117/12.2231784; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2231784
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