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In-flight performance and calibration of the Infrared Array Camera (IRAC) for the Spitzer Space Telescope

Hora, J. L. and Bhattacharya, B. and Carey, S. J. and Glaccum, W. J. and Lacy, M. and Lowrance, P. J. and Laine, S. and Nelson, B. O. and Reach, W. T. and Stauffer, J. R. and Surace, J. A. and Wilson, G. (2004) In-flight performance and calibration of the Infrared Array Camera (IRAC) for the Spitzer Space Telescope. In: Optical, Infrared, and Millimeter Space Telescopes. Proceedings of SPIE. No.5487. Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers , Bellingham, WA, pp. 77-92. ISBN 9780819454195. https://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:20181217-154618355

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Abstract

The Infrared Array Camera (IRAC) is one of three focal plane instruments on board the Spitzer Space Telescope. IRAC is a four-channel camera that obtains simultaneous broad-band images at 3.6, 4.5, 5.8, and 8.0 μm in two nearly adjacent fields of view. We summarize here the in-flight scientific, technical, and operational performance of IRAC.


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Hora, J. L.0000-0002-5599-4650
Carey, S. J.0000-0002-0221-6871
Lacy, M.0000-0002-3032-1783
Lowrance, P. J.0000-0001-8014-0270
Laine, S.0000-0003-1250-8314
Reach, W. T.0000-0001-8362-4094
Stauffer, J. R.0000-0003-3595-7382
Surace, J. A.0000-0001-7291-0087
Wilson, G.0000-0002-6572-7089
Additional Information:© 2004 Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers. This work is based on observations made with the Spitzer Space Telescope, which is operated by the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology under NASA contract 1407. Support for this work was provided by NASA through Contract 125790 issued by JPL/Caltech. Support for the IRAC instrument was provided by NASA through Contract 960541 issued by JPL.
Group:Infrared Processing and Analysis Center (IPAC)
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NASA1407
JPL/Caltech125790
NASA960541
Series Name:Proceedings of SPIE
Issue or Number:5487
Record Number:CaltechAUTHORS:20181217-154618355
Persistent URL:https://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:20181217-154618355
Official Citation:Joseph L. Hora, Giovanni G. Fazio, Lori E. Allen, Matthew L. N. Ashby, Pauline Barmby, Lynne K. Deutsch, Jiasheng S. Huang, Massimo Marengo, S. Thomas Megeath, Gary J. Melnick, Michael A. Pahre, Brian Michael Patten, Howard A. Smith, Zhong Wang, Steven P. Willner, William F. Hoffmann, Judith L. Pipher, William J. Forrest, Craig W. McMurtry, Craig R. McCreight, Mark E. McKelvey, Robert E. McMurray, Samuel Harvey Moseley, Richard G. Arendt, John Eric Mentzell, Catherine Trout Marx, Dale J. Fixsen, Eric V. Tollestrup, Peter R. Eisenhardt, Daniel Stern, Varoujan Gorjian, Bidushi Bhattacharya, Sean J. Carey, William J. Glaccum, Mark David Lacy, Patrick J. Lowrance, Seppo Jalmari Laine, Brant O. Nelson, William T. Reach, John R. Stauffer, Jason A. Surace, Gillian Wilson, Edward L. Wright, "In-flight performance and calibration of the Infrared Array Camera (IRAC) for the Spitzer Space Telescope," Proc. SPIE 5487, Optical, Infrared, and Millimeter Space Telescopes, (12 October 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.550744
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