Hard X-ray Vela supernova observation on rocket experiment WRX-R

V. Stehlikova, M. Urban, O. Nentvich, V. Daniel, L. Sieger, J. Tutt

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Abstract

This paper presents a hard X-ray telescope for the Vela nebula observation during a sounding rocket flight. The Water Recovery X-ray Rocket (WRX-R) experiment is organised by the Pennsylvania State University (PSU), USA with a primary payload of a soft X-ray spectroscope. The Czech team developed a hard X-ray Lobster-eye telescope as a secondary payload. The Czech experiments astrophysical object of study is the Vela pulsar in the centre of the Vela nebula.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)165-169
Number of pages5
JournalContributions of the Astronomical Observatory Skalnate Pleso
Volume47
Issue number2
StatePublished - 2017

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Astronomy and Astrophysics

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