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18 July 2000 In-flight performance of the Chandra high-resolution camera
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The High Resolution Camera (HRC) is one of the two focal plane instruments on NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory which was successfully launched July 23, 1999. The Chandra Observatory will perform high resolution spectroscopy and imaging in the X-ray band of 0.1 to 10 keV. The HRC instrument consists of two detectors, the HRC-I for imaging and the HRC-S for spectroscopy. In this paper we present an overview of the in-flight performance of the High Resolution Camera and discuss some of the initial scientific results.
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Stephen S. Murray, Gerald K. Austin, John H. Chappell, Joaquim J. Gomes, Almus T. Kenter, Ralph Porter Kraft, Gary R. Meehan, Martin V. Zombeck, George W. Fraser, and Salvatore Serio "In-flight performance of the Chandra high-resolution camera", Proc. SPIE 4012, X-Ray Optics, Instruments, and Missions III, (18 July 2000);

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