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Single visit completeness optimization

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dc.contributor.author Hunyadi, Sarah L.
dc.contributor.author Shaklan, Stuart B.
dc.contributor.author Brown, Robert A.
dc.date.accessioned 2006-02-13T20:48:52Z
dc.date.available 2006-02-13T20:48:52Z
dc.date.issued 2005-11
dc.identifier.citation Terrestrial Planet Finder - Coronagraph STDT #5, Pasadena, CA, November 30, 2005 en
dc.identifier.clearanceno 05-3719
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2014/38535
dc.description.abstract The Terrestrial Planet Finder Coronagraph (TPF-C) is a NASA pre-phase. A orbiting telescope with the goal of detecting and characterizing visible and near-IR light refelected from terrestrial planets. We use observational completeness, defined as the fraction of potentially observable planets that are detected, to determine how well the proposed telescope meets the mission goals. Single visit completeness is optimized by slecting the length of observation per target that maximizes the completeness for the ensemble of stars. In this memo we describe the integration time calculations and two approaches to single visit optimization. en
dc.description.sponsorship NASA en
dc.format.extent 475507 bytes
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso en_US en
dc.publisher Pasadena, CA : Jet Propulsion Laboratory, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 2005. en
dc.subject completeness en
dc.subject optimization en
dc.subject single visit completeness en
dc.title Single visit completeness optimization en
dc.type Preprint en


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