Quick Ultra-VIolet Kilonova surveyor (QUVIK)
- Project Identification
- ESA AO/1-10986/21/NL/MH
- Project Period
- 6/2022 - 10/2023
- 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.