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12 October 1996 Next generation space telescope: a monolithic mirror candidate
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We present a concept for a Next Generation Space Telescope with a monolithic 8 X 4 meter primary, optimized for the near infrared region (2 - 5 microns). The observatory is radiatively cooled to about 35 K and would be launched on an Ariane 5 to the Lagrange Point L2.
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James Roger P. Angel, Hubert M. Martin, David G. Sandler, Nick Wolf, Pierre Y. Bely, Piero Benvenuti, Robert A. E. Fosbury, Robin J. Laurance, James H. Crocker, and Riccardo Giacconi "Next generation space telescope: a monolithic mirror candidate", Proc. SPIE 2807, Space Telescopes and Instruments IV, (12 October 1996); https://doi.org/10.1117/12.255121
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