Journal of Astronomical Telescopes, Instruments, and Systems

Editor-in-Chief: Mark Clampin, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, USA

The Journal of Astronomical Telescopes, Instruments, and Systems (JATIS) covers development, testing, and application of telescopes, instrumentation, techniques, and systems for ground- and space-based astronomy.

On the cover: The figure is from the paper "Design of a continuous-scanning sky brightness monitor in the 2.5- to 5-μm band" by Jin-Ting Chen et al., from Vol. 6, Issue 3.

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Enabling discoveries: a review of 30 years of advanced technologies and instrumentation at the National Science Foundation

Peter L. Kurczynski and Stasa Milojevic

Special Section on the Origins Space Telescope

Guest Editors: George Helou and Antonios Seas

Design of a continuous-scanning sky brightness monitor in the 2.5- to 5-μm band

Jin-Ting Chen et al.

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Method for deriving optical telescope performance specifications for Earth-detecting coronagraphs

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Polarization modeling and predictions for Daniel K. Inouye Solar Telescope, part 6: fringe mitigation with polycarbonate modulators and optical contact calibration retarders

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Advanced ultraviolet, optical, and infrared mirror technology development for very large space telescopes

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Long-term performance and durability of Ir/B4C multilayer x-ray mirrors: focusing on composition, structure, and reflectivity properties

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Rapid telescope pointing calibration: a quaternion-based solution using low-cost hardware

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Habitable-Zone Exoplanet Observatory baseline 4-m telescope: systems-engineering design process and predicted structural thermal optical performance

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