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Long-wavelength infrared camera for the Keck Telescope
Author(s): John F. Arens; Roger Ball; J. Garrett Jernigan; John H. Lacy; Robert J. Pernic
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Paper Abstract

A long-wavelength IR camera which is currently being built for the 10-m Keck Telescope is described, with attentions given to its overall configuration and to the optics, the dewar, the detector, and the electronics. Special consideration is given to the instrument control system and the software architecture for the remote operation of the Keck long-wavelength-camera detector. The instrument parameters and a schematic diagram of the camera are included.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 July 1990
PDF: 13 pages
Proc. SPIE 1235, Instrumentation in Astronomy VII, (1 July 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.19158
Show Author Affiliations
John F. Arens, Univ. of California/Berkeley (United States)
Roger Ball, Univ. of California/Berkeley (United States)
J. Garrett Jernigan, Univ. of California/Berkeley (United States)
John H. Lacy, Univ. of Texas (United States)
Robert J. Pernic, Yerkes Observatory/Univ. of Chicago (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1235:
Instrumentation in Astronomy VII
David L. Crawford, Editor(s)

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