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Berkeley Extreme and Far-UV Spectrometer

(BEFS)
(1990s UV spectrometer used on two shuttle missions)

The Berkeley Extreme and Far-UV Spectrometer (BEFS) was an instrument on the ORFEUS Telescope, a 1 meter telescope used during two Space Shuttle science missions, ORFEUS-SPAS 1 in 1993 and ORFEUS-SPAS 2 in 1996.


(spectrometer,ultraviolet,space,NASA,past)
Further reading:
https://archive.stsci.edu/befs/
https://archive.stsci.edu/missions-and-data/orfeus
https://ui.adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/1998ApJ...500L...1H/abstract
http://www.astronautix.com/o/orfeus.html
https://space.skyrocket.de/doc_sdat/orfeus-spas.htm
WaveLFreqPhoton
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39nm7.7PHz32eVbeginBerkeley Extreme and Far-UV Spectrometer
120nm2.5PHz10eVendBerkeley Extreme and Far-UV Spectrometer

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