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Electronographic Detectors At CFHT
Author(s): Gerard Lelievre
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Paper Abstract

Three types of electronographic cameras have been designed for different scientific objectives at the CFH Telescope. Two of them are already intensively used and the third one is being completed. The prime focus camera and the cassegrain focus camera have already reached the expected limiting performances such as image quality better than 0.8 arcsec on long exposures, limiting magnitude higher than 26 for accurate photometry, and slitless spectroscopy of quasars fainter than 23rd magnitude. The main purpose of the third camera will be as a detector for the "long slit spectrograph" mounted at the cassegrain focus.

Paper Details

Date Published: 9 January 1984
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 0445, Instrumentation in Astronomy V, (9 January 1984); doi: 10.1117/12.966141
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Gerard Lelievre, Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope Corporation (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0445:
Instrumentation in Astronomy V
Alec Boksenberg; David L. Crawford, Editor(s)

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