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GMACS: a wide-field, moderate-resolution spectrograph for the Giant Magellan Telescope
Author(s): D. L. DePoy; Luke M. Schmidt; Rafael Ribeiro; Keith Taylor; Damien Jones; Travis Prochaska; Jennifer L. Marshall; Erika Cook; Cynthia Froning; Tae-Geun Ji; Hye-In Lee; D. M. Faes; A. Souza; D. Bortoletto; Claudia Mendes de Oliveira; Soojong Pak; Casey Papovich
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Paper Abstract

We discuss the latest developments of a spectrograph for the Giant Magellan Telescope. The instrument is designed to provide high throughput, moderate resolution, optical spectra for the telescope and be capable of flexible and rapid reconfiguration. The focal plane can be populated with custom slit masks or multiple fibers, allowing for observations of multiple objects simultaneously.

Paper Details

Date Published: 6 July 2018
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 10702, Ground-based and Airborne Instrumentation for Astronomy VII, 107021X (6 July 2018); doi: 10.1117/12.2313940
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D. L. DePoy, Texas A&M Univ. (United States)
Luke M. Schmidt, Texas A&M Univ. (United States)
Rafael Ribeiro, Univ. de São Paulo (Brazil)
Keith Taylor, Instruments4 (United States)
Damien Jones, Prime Optics (Australia)
Travis Prochaska, Texas A&M Univ. (United States)
Jennifer L. Marshall, Texas A&M Univ. (United States)
Erika Cook, Texas A&M Univ. (United States)
Cynthia Froning, The Univ. of Texas at Austin (United States)
Tae-Geun Ji, Kyung Hee Univ. (Korea, Republic of)
Hye-In Lee, Kyung Hee Univ. (Korea, Republic of)
D. M. Faes, Univ. de São Paulo (Brazil)
A. Souza, Univ. Federal de Minas Gerais (Brazil)
D. Bortoletto, Instituto Maua de Tecnologia (Brazil)
Claudia Mendes de Oliveira, Univ. de São Paulo (Brazil)
Soojong Pak, Kyung Hee Univ. (Korea, Republic of)
Casey Papovich, Texas A&M Univ. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 10702:
Ground-based and Airborne Instrumentation for Astronomy VII
Christopher J. Evans; Luc Simard; Hideki Takami, Editor(s)

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