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CFHT's imaging Fourier transform spectrometer
Author(s): Douglas A. Simons; Christopher C. Clark; Steve Smith; John M. Kerr; Stephen Massey; Jean-Pierre Maillard
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Paper Abstract

An infrared camera has been successfully coupled to the Fourier Transform Spectrometer (FTS) at the Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope (CFHT), making a unique infrared spectrometer. This instrument, the only one of its kind in the world, is capable of simultaneously acquiring both images and spectra of astronomical sources in the 1.0 to 2.5 micrometers wavelength range across its 24' field of view. Successful observations have been made of various targets, including planets and emission nebulae. A description of the instrument, data analysis, and scientific results, is presented below.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 June 1994
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 2198, Instrumentation in Astronomy VIII, (1 June 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.176746
Show Author Affiliations
Douglas A. Simons, Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope Corp. (United States)
Christopher C. Clark, Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope Corp. (United States)
Steve Smith, Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope Corp. (United States)
John M. Kerr, Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope Corp. (United States)
Stephen Massey, Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope Corp. (United States)
Jean-Pierre Maillard, Institut d'Astrophysique (France)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2198:
Instrumentation in Astronomy VIII
David L. Crawford; Eric R. Craine, Editor(s)

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