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Space Astronomical Telescopes and Instruments II
The nature of the Hubble Space Telescope's (HST) low Earth orbit imposes scheduling restrictions and interruptions in the data collection periods for it's compliment of scientific instruments. During many of these times the Faint Object Spectrograph (FOS) is in a full operational configuration and is taking detector background measurements which are continually reported in HSTs engineering telemetry stream. These data are primarily used to monitor the instrument for changes in behaviordoi:10.1117/12.158772 fatcat:jupixtrhe5ba3h3qzwrpyzgp4i