Polarimeter Installation

Today, we installed the polarimeter in the telescope. The first two images show the “can” that houses the scattering element and the front-end readout electronics. The X-rays will come from the mirror through the hole visible in the first photo. The other photos show how the installation of the polarimeter proceeded. We are grateful to the Wallops machinist Jeff Cain for adjusting the mounting holes in the shield asssembly with incredible precision.

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