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20 June 1995 Advanced X-ray Astrophysics Facility (AXAF): an overview
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The Advanced X-ray Astrophysics Facility (AXAF) is the x-ray component of NASA's Great Observatories. To be launched in late 1998, AXAF will provide unprecedented capabilities for high-resolution imaging, spectrometric imaging, and high-resolution dispersive spectroscopy, over the x-ray band from about 0.1 keV to 10 keV. With these capabilities, AXAF observations will address many of the outstanding questions in astronomy, astrophysics, and cosmology.
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Martin C. Weisskopf, Stephen L. O'Dell, Ronald F. Elsner, and Leon P. Van Speybroeck "Advanced X-ray Astrophysics Facility (AXAF): an overview", Proc. SPIE 2515, X-Ray and Extreme Ultraviolet Optics, (20 June 1995);


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