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2 June 1995 SEQUOIA mission
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We describe a mission concept for the SEQUOIA instrument, which would carry out the first wide-field, far ultraviolet, photometric all-sky survey. SEQUOIA will image the astronomical sky in the 912-1050 angstrom spectral region to a limiting magnitude of 19.5m over a one degree field of view with a spatial resolution of less than 30 arc seconds. This mission was proposed to the USRA STEDI program in late 1994, and has been designed as a low cost, fast-track program for launch within 3 years. The spacecraft bus is being provided by Orbital Sciences Corporation (Dulles) and since the entire payload weighs less than 100kg, it can be launched using either a Minuteman or Pegasus rocket.
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Barry Y. Welsh, Timothy Carone, Oswald H. W. Siegmund, Patrick N. Jelinsky, and Ronald S. Polidan "SEQUOIA mission", Proc. SPIE 2478, Space Telescopes and Instruments, (2 June 1995); https://doi.org/10.1117/12.210922
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