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Cambridge OH suppression instrument (COHSI): status after first commissioning run
Author(s): Kimberly A. Ennico; Ian Robert Parry; Matthew A. Kenworthy; Richard S. Ellis; Craig D. Mackay; Martin G. Beckett; Alfonso Aragon-Salamanca; Karl Glazebrook; J. Brinchmann; Jim M. Pritchard; Steve R. Medlen; Francois Piche; Richard G. McMahon; Fausto Cortecchia
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Paper Abstract

COHSI was successfully commissioned at the United Kingdom IR Telescope on Mauna Kea during a seven night observing run which coincided with this conference. Here we briefly describe the instrument and give a preliminary report on its performance at this time. The suppression optics and masks worked extremely well and the instrument background was found to be very low.

Paper Details

Date Published: 21 August 1998
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 3354, Infrared Astronomical Instrumentation, (21 August 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.317329
Show Author Affiliations
Kimberly A. Ennico, Univ. of Cambridge (United Kingdom)
Ian Robert Parry, Univ. of Cambridge (United Kingdom)
Matthew A. Kenworthy, Univ. of Cambridge (United Kingdom)
Richard S. Ellis, Univ. of Cambridge (United Kingdom)
Craig D. Mackay, Univ. of Cambridge (United Kingdom)
Martin G. Beckett, Univ. of Cambridge (United Kingdom)
Alfonso Aragon-Salamanca, Univ. of Cambridge (United Kingdom)
Karl Glazebrook, Anglo-Australian Observatory (Australia)
J. Brinchmann, Univ. of Cambridge (United Kingdom)
Jim M. Pritchard, Univ. of Cambridge (United Kingdom)
Steve R. Medlen, Univ. of Cambridge (United Kingdom)
Francois Piche, Hobby-Eberly Telescope (United States)
Richard G. McMahon, Univ. of Cambridge (United Kingdom)
Fausto Cortecchia, Osservatorio Astronomico di Capodimonte (Italy)


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

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