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New scientific results with SpIOMM: a testbed for CFHT's imaging Fourier transform spectrometer SITELLE
Author(s): L. Drissen; A. Alarie; T. Martin; D. Lagrois; L. Rousseau-Nepton; A. Bilodeau; C. Robert; G. Joncas; J. Iglesias-Páramo
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Paper Abstract

We present new data obtained with SpIOMM, the imaging Fourier transform spectrometer attached to the 1.6-m telescope of the Observatoire du Mont-Megantic in Québec. Recent technical and data reduction improvements have significantly increased SpIOMM's capabilities to observe fainter objects or weaker nebular lines, as well as continuum sources and absorption lines, and to increase its modulation efficiency in the near ultraviolet. To illustrate these improvements, we present data on the supernova remnant Cas A, planetary nebulae M27 and M97, the Wolf-Rayet ring nebula M1-67, spiral galaxies M63 and NGC 3344, as well as the interacting pair of galaxies Arp 84.

Paper Details

Date Published: 24 September 2012
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 8446, Ground-based and Airborne Instrumentation for Astronomy IV, 84463S (24 September 2012); doi: 10.1117/12.925202
Show Author Affiliations
L. Drissen, Univ. Laval (Canada)
A. Alarie, Univ. Laval (Canada)
T. Martin, Univ. Laval (Canada)
D. Lagrois, Univ. Laval (Canada)
L. Rousseau-Nepton, Univ. Laval (Canada)
A. Bilodeau, Univ. Laval (Canada)
C. Robert, Univ. Laval (Canada)
G. Joncas, Univ. Laval (Canada)
J. Iglesias-Páramo, Instituto de Astrofísica de Andalucía (Spain)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 8446:
Ground-based and Airborne Instrumentation for Astronomy IV
Ian S. McLean; Suzanne K. Ramsay; Hideki Takami, Editor(s)

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