15 Years of IUE

  • Willem Wamsteker
Part of the Astrophysics and Space Science Library book series (ASSL, volume 187)


The status of the IUE S/C and Project after 15 years of orbital operations is discussed. Some of the reasons of the exceptional success of the IUE project are identified. Highlights of the scientific program such as the results of coronal evolution studies, of the Supernova Programs (SN 1987A and 1993J), and the AGN studies are indicated.

Key words

Ultraviolet Spacecraft Supernova Coronae Dark Matter 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Willem Wamsteker
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Astrophysics DivisionSpace Sciences DepartmentCanada
  2. 2.ESA IUE ObservatoryVILSPAMadridSpain

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