Telescope Module, Hopkins Ultraviolet Telescope

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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.


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Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum

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