Volume 411, Number 1, November III 2003
Special letters issue on: first science with integral
|Page(s)||L269 - L273|
|Published online||17 November 2003|
Letter to the Editor
Optical design of the Optical Monitoring Camera (OMC) of INTEGRAL
Centre Spatial de Liège, Université de Liège, Av. du Pré-Aily, 4031 Angleur, Belgium
2 Instituto Nacional de Técnica Aeroespacial–INTA, 28850 Torrejón de Ardoz, Spain
3 Centro de Astrobiología (CSIC–INTA), 28850 Torrejón de Ardoz, Spain
4 Laboratorio de Astrofísica Espacial y Física Fundamental (LAEFF–INTA), PO Box 50727, 28080 Madrid, Spain
Corresponding author: E. Mazy, email@example.com
Accepted: 20 September 2003
The Optical Monitoring Camera (OMC) will observe the optical emission from the main targets of the gamma-ray instruments onboard the ESA mission INTEGRAL. The OMC is based on a refractive optics with an aperture of 50 mm focused onto a large format CCD ( pixels), and a field of view of . This paper describes the design of the optical system and the optical baffles of the OMC.
Key words: instrumentation: photometers / space vehicles: instruments / techniques: photometric
© ESO, 2003
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