Infrared video camera pierces the celestial gloom

Wright, Brett
April 1991
New Scientist;4/20/91, Vol. 130 Issue 1765, p24
Reports on scientists at the Anglo-Australian Observatory at Siding Spring in New South Wales' development of a highly sensitive infrared camera system known as IRIS with light sensor made from mercury cadmium telluride by the Rockwell Science Center in California. Video image produced by the sensor; Use of the IRIS to observe celestial objects obscured by dust or galaxies; Study of brown dwarfs using the IRIS; Results of series of tests performed on the IRIS.


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