PHT - The imaging photo-polarimeter

Rene J. Laureijs, Ulrich Klaas, Phil J. Richards, Bernard Schulz, Peter Ábrahám

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An overview is given of the operations of the Infrared Space Observatory (ISO) and its four instruments, the data received from the instruments and the processing carried out on the data. Topics covered are as follows: the ISOPHOT instrument and its observing modes, the processing steps carried out from raw data level to products in astrophysical flux units, the calibration of the instrument, the uncertainties of the data, and, the final ISOPHOT archive products.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-258
Number of pages258
JournalEuropean Space Agency, (Special Publication) ESA SP
Issue number1262
Publication statusPublished - aug. 1 2003


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Space and Planetary Science

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Laureijs, R. J., Klaas, U., Richards, P. J., Schulz, B., & Ábrahám, P. (2003). PHT - The imaging photo-polarimeter. European Space Agency, (Special Publication) ESA SP, 4(1262), 1-258.