In-orbit performance of Herschel-HIFI

P. R. Roelfsema F. P. Helmich D. Teyssier V. Ossenkopf 1, 2 P. Morris 3 M. Olberg 4 R. Shipman 5 C. Risacher 6 M. Akyilmaz R. Assendorp I. M. Avruch D. Beintema N. Biver 7 A. Boogert 8 C. Borys 8 J. Braine 9 M. Caris E. Caux 10, 11 J. Cernicharo 12 O. Coeur-Joly 13 C. Comito 14 G. De Lange 8 B. Delforge P. Dieleman 2 L. Dubbeldam Th. De Graauw 5 K. Edwards M. Fich 5 F. Flederus C. Gal A. Di Giorgio Fabrice Herpin 9 D. R. Higgins A. Hoac R. Huisman C. Jarchow W. Jellema A. De Jonge D. Kester T. Klein 15 J. Kooi C. Kramer 16 W. Laauwen B. Larsson 8 C. Leinz S. Lord 8 A. Lorenzani 17 W. Luinge A. Marston J. Martín-Pintado 8 C. Mccoey 5 M. Melchior M. Michalska R. Moreno 7 H. Müller W. Nowosielski Y. Okada P. Orleański T. G. Phillips 18 Justin Pearson 8 D. Rabois L. Ravera 13 J. Rector M. Rengel 19 H. Sagawa W. Salomons E. Sánchez-Suárez R. Schieder F. Schlöder F. Schmülling M. Soldati J. Stutzki 20 B. Thomas 21 A. G. G. M. Tielens 2 C. Vastel 10, 11 K. Wildeman Q. Xie M. Xilouris C. Wafelbakker N. Whyborn P. Zaal T. Bell 8 P. Bjerkeli 5 E. De Beck T. Cavalié 22 N. R. Crockett P. Hily-Blant 23 M. Kama 8 T. Kaminski B. Leflóch 8 R. Lombaert M. De Luca 24 Z. Makai M. Marseille 2 Z. Nagy 25 S. Pacheco 8 M. H. D. Van Der Wiel S. Wang 26 U. Yıldız
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L3AB - Laboratoire d'astrodynamique, d'astrophysique et d'aéronomie de bordeaux, OASU - Observatoire aquitain des sciences de l'univers, LAB - Laboratoire d'Astrophysique de Bordeaux [Pessac], Université Sciences et Technologies - Bordeaux 1
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L3AB - Laboratoire d'astrodynamique, d'astrophysique et d'aéronomie de bordeaux, OASU - Observatoire aquitain des sciences de l'univers, LAB - Laboratoire d'Astrophysique de Bordeaux [Pessac], Université Sciences et Technologies - Bordeaux 1
Abstract : Aims: In this paper the calibration and in-orbit performance of the Heterodyne Instrument for the Far-Infrared (HIFI) is described. Methods: The calibration of HIFI is based on a combination of ground and in-flight tests. Dedicated ground tests to determine those instrument parameters that can only be measured accurately using controlled laboratory stimuli were carried out in the instrument level test (ILT) campaign. Special in-flight tests during the commissioning phase (CoP) and performance verification (PV) allowed the determination of the remaining instrument parameters. The various instrument observing modes, as specified in astronomical observation templates (AOTs), were validated in parallel during PV by observing selected celestial sources. Results: The initial calibration and in-orbit performance of HIFI has been established. A first estimate of the calibration budget is given. The overall in-flight instrument performance agrees with the original specification. Issues remain at only a few frequencies. Herschel is an ESA space observatory with science instruments provided by European-led Principal Investigator consortia and with important participation from NASA.
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Astronomy and Astrophysics - A&A, EDP Sciences, 2012, 537, pp.17. <10.1051/0004-6361/201015120>
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P. R. Roelfsema, F. P. Helmich, D. Teyssier, V. Ossenkopf, P. Morris, et al.. In-orbit performance of Herschel-HIFI. Astronomy and Astrophysics - A&A, EDP Sciences, 2012, 537, pp.17. <10.1051/0004-6361/201015120>. <hal-00664361>

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