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Origins Space Telescope

(OST)
(concept for future very large space IR telescope)

The Origins Space Telescope (OST) is a concept for a space telescope in the 8 to 15 meter range to observe Infrared (IR) Wavelengths from 5um to 1mm, for launch around 2030. It is aimed at high Redshifts (z) as well investigation of Comets and other solar system objects.


(telescope,reflector,space,infrared,NASA,plan)
https://asd.gsfc.nasa.gov/firs/
http://origins.ipac.caltech.edu/
WaveLFreqPhoton
Energy
  
5um60THz248meVbeginOrigins Space Telescope
1mm300GHz1.3meVendOrigins Space Telescope

Referenced by:
NASA

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