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IXO instruments

IXO instruments

Date: 05 January 2009
Satellite: IXO
Depicts: Location of instruments
Copyright: ESA

The baseline instrument complement which is being studied for IXO comprises:
  • Wide Field Imager (WFI)
  • Hard X-ray Imager (HXI)
  • X-ray Microcalorimeter Spectrometer (XMS)
  • High Time Resolution Spectrometer (HTRS)
  • X-ray Polarimeter (X-POL)
  • X-ray Grating Spectrometer (XGS)

IXO was an L-class candidate mission in ESA's Cosmic Vision programme that was studied between 2007 and 2011.

Last Update: 1 September 2019
13-Jun-2024 21:16 UT

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