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 language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||5|
|Journal||Contributions of the Astronomical Observatory Skalnate Pleso|
|State||Published - 2017|
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Astronomy and Astrophysics