Launched on 2003 September 27, FIMS-SPEAR conducted the first large-area spectral imaging survey of the far-ultraviolet sky, a band which spans warm and hot plasma cooling lines, molecular hydrogen fluorescent emission, and dust-scattered starlight.
|Instrument type||Dual imaging spectrographs|
|Science survey operations||2003 Nov 14 - 2004 Nov 10|
|Wavelength coverage||S-Band (900–1150 Å) and L-Band (1350–1710 Å)|
|Sky coverage||80% of the sky|
|Spatial resolution||5 arcmin (7 arcmin in available products)|
|Mission products||All-sky hyperspectral imaging, emission line maps, star spectra, pointed observations of the Vela supernova remnant|
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Citations and Acknowledgements
Please acknowledge the use of FIMS-SPEAR data in your publications:
- See How to Cite for essential details.
Refer to this document as:
- MAST 2023, FIMS-SPEAR Manual, eds. A.B. Lucy, K.-I. Seon, E. Korpela, Y.-S. Jo, M. Sirk, K.-W. Min, J. Edelstein (Baltimore: STScI)