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MDM/Ohio State/ALADDIN infrared camera (MOSAIC)
Author(s): Richard W. Pogge; Darren L. DePoy; Bruce Atwood; Thomas P. O'Brien; Paul Laurence Byard; Paul Martini; Andrew W. Stephens; Ian Gatley; Michael Merrill; Frederick J. Vrba; Arne A. Henden
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Paper Abstract

The MDM/Ohio State/ALADDIN IR Camera (MOSAIC) is a general purpose near IR imaging camera and medium-resolution long- slit spectrometer in use on the MDM 1.3-m and 2.4-m telescopes and the Kitt Peak 2.1-m and 4-m telescopes. In cooperation with NOAO and USNO, MOSAIC is one of the first general-purpose near-IR instruments available to the astronomical community that uses a first-generation 1024 X 512 ALADDIN InSb array, with the capability to use a full 1024 X 1024 array once one becomes available. MOSAIC provides tow imaging plate scales, and a variety of long- slit grism spectroscopic modes. This paper describes the general instrument design and capabilities, and presents representative scientific results.

Paper Details

Date Published: 21 August 1998
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 3354, Infrared Astronomical Instrumentation, (21 August 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.317266
Show Author Affiliations
Richard W. Pogge, The Ohio State Univ. (United States)
Darren L. DePoy, The Ohio State Univ. (United States)
Bruce Atwood, The Ohio State Univ. (United States)
Thomas P. O'Brien, The Ohio State Univ. (United States)
Paul Laurence Byard, The Ohio State Univ. (United States)
Paul Martini, The Ohio State Univ. (United States)
Andrew W. Stephens, The Ohio State Univ. (United States)
Ian Gatley, Rochester Institute of Technology (United States)
Michael Merrill, National Optical Astronomy Observatories (United States)
Frederick J. Vrba, U.S. Naval Observatory (United States)
Arne A. Henden, U.S. Naval Observatory (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3354:
Infrared Astronomical Instrumentation
Albert M. Fowler, Editor(s)

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