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Theme On Two Wide-Coverage Spectrograph Cameras
Author(s): J. E. Simmons
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Paper Abstract

Using two spectrograph camera layouts, the instrumental constraints that influence their performance are explored. If the spectrograph already exists, at the secondary focus of a telescope, overall instrument length and detector implementation are the main impediments for camera future development. Ruling out a total instrument remake, trade-offs are suggested that may help during a transitional period.

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Date Published: 13 October 1986
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 0627, Instrumentation in Astronomy VI, (13 October 1986); doi: 10.1117/12.968107
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J. E. Simmons, National Optical Astronomy Observatories (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0627:
Instrumentation in Astronomy VI
David L. Crawford, Editor(s)

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