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Herschel Mirror in Testing

Herschel Mirror in Testing

Date: 29 August 2005
Satellite: Herschel
Depicts: Telescope Mirror
Copyright: ESA/Astrium

The Herschel telescope in the process of undergoing warm alignment in the facilities of EADS Astrium in Toulouse. After alignment and measurements under room temperature conditions, the telescope will undergo warm (it is launched warm) vibration tests, later to be followed by cryogenic measurements to verify optical performance under operational conditions.
Last Update: 1 September 2019
20-Jul-2024 04:08 UT

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