1 August 1975 The Effects of Out-of-Field Radiation on Earth-Observing Telescopes
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The stray radiation rejection requirements for the Synchron-ous Earth Observation Satellite telescope were determined and compared with estimated stray radiation rejection performance. It was found that normal baffle design practice and A/20 rms surface roughness on the mirrors is adequate to prevent stray light from limiting the telescope measure-ments as long as the sun is 10 degrees, or more, from the edge of the field of view for a baffle tube length to aperture diameter ratio of 6.
Philip J. Young, Philip J. Young, } "The Effects of Out-of-Field Radiation on Earth-Observing Telescopes," Optical Engineering 14(4), 144305 (1 August 1975). https://doi.org/10.1117/12.7971837 . Submission:

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