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 a detailed HST Field of View as a scalable PDF diagram. It illustrates fundamental definitions and characteristics.

Additional Resources

Pointing

Long exposure image of NGC 4911 in Coma Cluster of galaxies

FoV Geometry

Documentation

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