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Calibrating Hubble Space Telescope

Calibrating Hubble Space Telescope

post servicing mission : proceedings of a workshop held at the Space Telescope Science Institute, Baltimore, Maryland, May 15-17, 1995

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Published by Space Telescope Science Institute in Baltimore, Md .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hubble Space Telescope -- Calibration -- Congresses.,
  • Astronomical instruments -- Calibration -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Other titlesCalibrating HST
    Statementeditors, Anuradha Koratkar and Claus Leitherer.
    ContributionsKoratkar, Anuradha., Leitherer, Claus., Space Telescope Science Institute (U.S.)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQB500.268 .C34 1995
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 435 p. :
    Number of Pages435
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17270077M

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