Overview of Hubble’s Focus and Pointing

Largely historical information on Hubble focus changes, pointing and jitter performance, and geometric characteristics of the Fields of View

Download detailed HST Field of View as a scalable PDF diagram. Illustrates fundamental definitions & characteristics.

Additional Resources

Pointing

Long exposure image of NGC 4911 in Coma Cluster of galaxies

Apertures

Documentation

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