Hopkins Ultraviolet Telescope Module

Side view of inside of Hopkins Ultraviolet Telescope Module
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Original 36-inch reflecting telescope that flew on the Shuttle twice as part of the ASTRO mission. It employs a medium dispersion spectrometer at a modified prime focus. It was designed to observe faint celestial objects in the ultraviolet region of the spectrum.

Created:

03/02/2017

Photographer:

Eric Long

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A20010307000-NASM2017-10011

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Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum

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Smithsonian Institution

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