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Title: In-orbit Calibrations of the Ultraviolet Imaging Telescope
Authors: Tandon, S. N
Subramaniam, A
Girish, V
Postma, J
Sankarasubramanian, K
Sriram, S
Stalin, C. S
Mondal, Chayan
Sahu, S
Joseph, P
Hutchings, J
Ghosh, S. K
Barve, Indrajit V
George, K
Kamath, P. U
Kathiravan, S
Kumar, A
Lancelot, J. P
Leahy, D
Mahesh, P. K
Mohan, Rekhesh
Nagabhushana, S
Pati, A. K
Kameswara Rao, N
Sreedhar, Yuvraj Harsha
Sreekumar, P
Keywords: Telescopes;Ultraviolet: general
Issue Date: Sep-2017
Publisher: IOP Publishing
Citation: The Astronomical Journal, Vol. 154, No. 3, 128
Abstract: The Ultra-Violet Imaging Telescope (UVIT) is one of the payloads in ASTROSAT, the first Indian Space Observatory. The UVIT instrument has two 375 mm telescopes: one for the far-ultraviolet (FUV) channel (1300–1800 Å), and the other for the near-ultraviolet (NUV) channel (2000–3000 Å) and the visible (VIS) channel (3200–5500 Å). UVIT is primarily designed for simultaneous imaging in the two ultraviolet channels with spatial resolution better than 1farcs8, along with provisions for slit-less spectroscopy in the NUV and FUV channels. The results of in-orbit calibrations of UVIT are presented in this paper.
Description: Restricted Access
ISSN: 1538-3881
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