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Stellar Spectrograph Using Aberration Corrected Concave Holographic Grating
Author(s): R. J. Chambers; J. M. Lerner
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Paper Abstract

We report the first application of an aberration corrected, concave holographic grating to a stellar spectrograph for conventional astronomy with telescopes of moderate aperature. The spectrograph is comprised. of three modules: the first contains field. viewing optics and physically interfaces the instrument with the telescope; the second holds a comparison source and optics for f/ratio matcLing and slit viewing; and the last is a modified commercial spectrometer incorporating an optimized concave holographic grating. Astronomical dispersion is 160 Å/mm. Wavelength range is 3700 to 6600Å. Performance of the instrument is illustrated by spectra of MK standards.

Paper Details

Date Published: 16 November 1982
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 0331, Instrumentation in Astronomy IV, (16 November 1982); doi: 10.1117/12.933464
Show Author Affiliations
R. J. Chambers, Pomona College (United States)
J. M. Lerner, Instruments SA, Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0331:
Instrumentation in Astronomy IV
David L. Crawford, Editor(s)

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