The Observatory Support pages provide general support of HST as a productive observatory. This domain currently involves four main responsibilites:
- Maintaining reference files and throughput data for HST and its Science Instruments.
- Supporting science through analyses of the focal plane and pointing.
- Updating the SI aperture characteristics files.
- Monitoring focus and other aberrations' variations and dependencies.
Download detailed HST Field of View as a scalable PDF diagram. Illustrates fundamental definitions & characteristics.