The TAUVEX team expresses our deep regret at the failure of the GSAT-4 launch.
We have benefited greatly from our association with the GSAT-4 team and have the
highest regard for their professionalism and ability to overcome adversity.
TAUVEX Filter wheel assembly
TAUVEX is an Indo-Israeli
Ultraviolet Imaging Experiment that will image
large parts of the sky in the wavelength region between 1400 and 3200 Å.
The instrument consists of three equivalent 20-cm UV imaging telescopes
with a choice of filters for each telescope. Each telescope has a field
of view of about 54' and a spatial resolution of about 6" to 10", depending on the
TAUVEX is a collaborative effort between the Indian Institute of Astrophysics
(PIs: Jayant Murthy and Kameswar Rao) and Tel Aviv University (PIs: Noah Brosch and Hagai Netzer) with the
scientific data open to all Indian and Israeli scientists. Further information may be
obtained from the P.I.s or by writing to firstname.lastname@example.org.
TAUVEX mission is currently under reorganization and prevously projected
goals and plans may change. TAUVEX Core Group will inform the scientific
community as soon as the new mission plans are finalized.