In-Situ Calibration of UFFO/Lomonosov for Observation of GRBs

S. Jeong, I. H. Park, V. Bogomolov, S. Brandt, C. Budtz-Jørgensen, A. J. Castro-Tirado, S.-H. Chang, Y. Y. Chang, P. Chen, C.-R. Chen, C.-W. Chen, H. S. Choi, P. Connell, C. Eyles, G. Gaikov, G. Garipov, M.-H. A. Huang, H. M. Jeong, J. E. Kim, M. B. KimS.-W. Kim, H. K. Lee, J. Lee, H. Lim, C.-Y. Lin, T. C. Liu, J. W. Nam, M. I. Panasyuk, V. Petrov, V. Reglero, J. Ripa, J. M. Rodrigo, S. Svertilov, Z. Wang, I. Yashin

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    The UFFO/Lomonosov has been successfully launched into Sun synchronous orbit and is operational through tests and calibrations since its launch on Apr. 28, 2016. As a pathfinder of UFFO, it will be the first space instrument to use a fast slewing mirror which reduce the trigger latency of optical telescope, less than a second, to explore early time domain of GRB evolution.In this article, we will report in detail the first mission, UFFO/Lomonosov, for the rapid response to observe early photons from GRBs in orbit.
    Original languageEnglish
    Article number821
    JournalP o S - Proceedings of Science
    Number of pages5
    Publication statusPublished - 2017
    Event35th International Cosmic Ray Conference (ICRC2017) - Busan Exhibition & Convention Center, Busan, Korea, Republic of
    Duration: 12 Jul 201720 Jul 2017


    Conference35th International Cosmic Ray Conference (ICRC2017)
    LocationBusan Exhibition & Convention Center
    Country/TerritoryKorea, Republic of

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