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Spitzer, originally called the Space Infrared Telescope Facility, was renamed after its launch in honor of the late astronomer Lyman Spitzer.
Data from the OSIRIS camera on ESA's Rosetta spacecraft, ESO's New Technology Telescope (NTT) at the La Silla Observatory in Chile, and NASA's Infrared Telescope Facility in Hawaii and Spitzer Space Telescope were combined to create the most complete spectrum of an asteroid ever assembled.
But subsequent observations by Richard Binzel and Francesca DeMeo of MIT using NASA's Infrared Telescope Facility in Hawaii indicated that the objects were only about half that size.
The Space Infrared Telescope Facility, which these scientists will use to conduct their investigations, will be launched in July 2002.
Brush also supplied beryllium mirrors and critical structures for the Space Infrared Telescope Facility, since renamed the Spitzer Space Telescope.
Their paper in the journal Icarus, which combines CIRS data with additional infrared images from other Earth-based telescopes, including NASA's Infrared Telescope Facility at Mauna Kea, Hawaii, also reports a powerful collar of clockwise winds -- encompassing a bizarre soup of gases -- around the vortex.
Using NASA's Infrared Telescope Facility on Mauna Kea, Hawaii, experts at University of North Dakota Max Planck Institute for Solar System Research in Germany, have found a new kind of asteroid.
Russo are his colleagues took spectra of these fragments with NASA'S Infrared Telescope Facility and the Keck II telescope, both on Hawaii's Mauna Kea.