Quick Ultra-VIolet Kilonova surveyor (QUVIK)

Project Identification
ESA AO/1-10986/21/NL/MH
Project Period
6/2022 - 5/2023
Investor / Pogramme / Project type
Ostatní - foreign
MU Faculty or unit
Faculty of Science
Cooperating Organization
VÝZKUMNÝ A ZKUŠEBNÍ LETECKÝ ÚSTAV, A.S.

Initial phase (0-B1) study of a small satellite mission with aim to detect fast transients in 1 or 2 UV bands, primarily stelar explosions resulting from mergers of neutron stars out to a distance of hundred Mpc. Fast repointing ability is a key advantage of this mission with moderate telescope size.

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