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Multiple-beam wide-field infrared cameras for the MMT and Whipple observatories
Author(s): Eric V. Tollestrup; Steven P. Willner
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Paper Abstract

Two wide field, multiple beam, near IR cameras are being developed for the MMT and Whipple Observatories. For the MMT a triple beamed, 1024 X 1024 pixel camera for the 6.5-m f/5 is being designed. As a prototype for the MMT and for use on the Whipple Observatory 1.2-m telescope, a dual beamed, 256 X 256 InSb array camera with three selectable magnifications has been built and in use for the past year.

Paper Details

Date Published: 21 August 1998
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 3354, Infrared Astronomical Instrumentation, (21 August 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.317276
Show Author Affiliations
Eric V. Tollestrup, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (United States)
Steven P. Willner, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (United States)


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

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