IRAF Tools for EUV data reduction
Version : 1.9
Author(s) : Center for EUV Astrophysics
License : euv
Disk space required for installation is 17.07 Mb
The Extreme Ultraviolet Explorer (EUVE) was a NASA-funded astronomy
mission operating in the relatively unexplored extreme ultraviolet
(70-760 Å) band. The science payload, which
has been designed and built at the Space Sciences Laboratory at the
University of California, Berkeley, under the direction of Dr. Roger F.
Malina, consists of three grazing incidence
scanning telescopes and an extreme ultraviolet (EUV)
spectrometer/deep survey instrument. The science payload is attached to
a Multi-Mission Modular spacecraft.
The EUVE mission, which launched on June 7, 1992 on a Delta II
rocket from Cape Canaveral, is the culmination of nearly thirty years
of effort at the University of California at
Berkeley to create the field of EUV Astronomy. EUVE opens up this
last unexplored spectral window in astrophysics.
The first six months of the mission were dedicated to mapping the
EUV sky with the scanning telescopes. The mission is now in the Guest