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Herschel Telescope

Herschel Telescope

Date: 19 September 2007
Satellite: Herschel
Depicts: Telescope
Location: Astrium, Toulouse
Copyright: Astrium (P. Dumas)

The Herschel telescope is a classic Cassegrain design with a 3.5-metre primary mirror and an undersized secondary mirror. The manufacture, alignment and optical characterisation down to operational temperatures (70 K) was completed in September 2006.

Last Update: 1 September 2019
1-Dec-2023 23:43 UT

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