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Recent advances with WYFFOS
Author(s): David L. King; Susan P. Worswick
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Paper Abstract

WYFFOS is a bench-mounted spectrograph based on a Baranne white pupil design, located on one of the Nasmyth platforms of the William Herschel Telescope. It is fed by 126 optical fibers which are accurately positioned in the corrected one degree focal plane by the robotic positioner. AUTOFIB-2 at the prime focus of the WHT. We describe two enhancements to the normal use of WYFFOS; the provision of an 'echelle' mode of operation, and the design for a new longer focal length camera.

Paper Details

Date Published: 9 July 1998
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 3355, Optical Astronomical Instrumentation, (9 July 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.316756
Show Author Affiliations
David L. King, Royal Greenwich Observatory (United Kingdom)
Susan P. Worswick, Royal Greenwich Observatory (United Kingdom)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3355:
Optical Astronomical Instrumentation
Sandro D'Odorico, Editor(s)

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