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OSIRIS optical integration and tests
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Paper Abstract

The Optical System for Imaging and low Resolution Integrated Spectroscopy (OSIRIS) is the first light instrument for the 10.4 meters Gran Telescopio de Canarias (GTC). It's a 8.5 × 8.5 arc-min visible camera; a set of grisms provides low resolution spectroscopic capability. In this contribution the accessories and mountings for alignment are presented as well as the techniques used. Also, a complete characterization of the system at laboratory for image quality, spectral and spatial resolution, and image movement, etc. are shown.

Paper Details

Date Published: 9 July 2008
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 7014, Ground-based and Airborne Instrumentation for Astronomy II, 701438 (9 July 2008); doi: 10.1117/12.789093
Show Author Affiliations
José L. Rasilla, Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias (Spain)
Roberto López López, Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias (Spain)
Carlos Tejada, Instituto de Astronomía, Univ. Nacional Autónoma de México (Mexico)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7014:
Ground-based and Airborne Instrumentation for Astronomy II
Ian S. McLean; Mark M. Casali, Editor(s)

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