Abstract

A telescope for rocket-borne ir astronomy is described. It consists of a 166-mm cassegrainian telescope cooled to liquid helium temperature and operated with a total radiation chopper. Details of the optical, cryogenic, and electronic designs are given.

© 1969 Optical Society of America

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