X-Ray Optics and Instrumentation / 2010 / Article / Fig 8

Review Article

Thin Shell, Segmented X-Ray Mirrors

Figure 8

An Astro-E2 flight mirror, with stray light baffle attached on top. The aperture diameter is 40 cm; the height is approximately 22 cm. The mirror consists of 168 nested shells and has a mass of 20 kg. Between Astro-E and Astro-E2 (Suzaku) a total of 10 such mirrors were constructed.

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