The VSOP 2 mission: Imaging capabilities

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Dodson, R. ; Hirabayashi, H. ; Murata, Y. ; Edwards, P. G. ; Wiik, K. ; Murphy, D. ; Kameno, S. (2004)
  • Subject: Astrophysics

Given the scientific goals of VSOP-2, including the possibility of observations of the shadows of black holes, we have investigated the fidelity of the recovered images given a typical uv-coverage. We find that we can achieve a dynamic range of better than 1000:1.
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