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The EMIR observing program manager system: optimized slits positioner
Author(s): Johan Richard; Sylvie Brau-Nogué; Sébastien Baratchart; Hervé Valentin; Roser Pelló
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Paper Abstract

This poster paper presents the analysis, the design, and a first prototype of the Optimized Slits Positioner Software, a part of the EMIR Observing Program Manager System (EOPMS). EMIR is a multi-slit near-IR spectrograph presently under development for the Gran Telescopio de Canarias (GTC). This tool represents a crucial step for the success and efficiency of multi-object spectroscopy. Complex algorithms have been implemented to help the observer in designing and validating the mask sets, both automatically and interactively, through a user-friendly interface.

Paper Details

Date Published: 27 June 2006
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 6274, Advanced Software and Control for Astronomy, 62741S (27 June 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.671954
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Johan Richard, Lab. d’Astrophysique de Toulouse-Tarbes (France)
Caltech Astronomy (United States)
Sylvie Brau-Nogué, Lab. d’Astrophysique de Toulouse-Tarbes (France)
Sébastien Baratchart, Lab. d’Astrophysique de Toulouse-Tarbes (France)
Hervé Valentin, Lab. d’Astrophysique de Toulouse-Tarbes (France)
Roser Pelló, Lab. d’Astrophysique de Toulouse-Tarbes (France)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6274:
Advanced Software and Control for Astronomy
Hilton Lewis; Alan Bridger, Editor(s)

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