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ULTIMATE-SUBARU: project status
Author(s): Yutaka Hayano; Masayuki Akiyama; Takashi Hattori; Ikuru Iwata; Tadayuki Kodama; Olivier Lai; Yosuke Minowa; Yoshito Ono; Shin Oya; Koki Takiura; Ichi Tanaka; Yoko Tanaka; Nobuo Arimito
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Paper Abstract

The project, "ULTIMATE- SUBARU", stands for "Ultra-wide Laser Tomographic Imager and MOS with AO for Transcendent Exploration at SUBARU Telescope." ULTIMATE-SUBARU provides a wide-field near infrared instrument at Cassegrain focus with GLAO. Performance simulation of GLAO at Subaru Telescope indicates that uniform PSFs can be obtained across the field of view up to 20 arcmin in diameter. This paper describes a current status of ULTIMATE-SUBARU project, science objectives, performance simulation update, system overview, feasibility of adaptive secondary mirror, and laser system.

Paper Details

Date Published: 21 July 2014
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 9148, Adaptive Optics Systems IV, 91482S (21 July 2014); doi: 10.1117/12.2055042
Show Author Affiliations
Yutaka Hayano, Subaru Telescope, National Astronomical Observatory of Japan (United States)
Masayuki Akiyama, Tohoku Univ. (Japan)
Takashi Hattori, Subaru Telescope, National Astronomical Observatory of Japan (United States)
Ikuru Iwata, Subaru Telescope, National Astronomical Observatory of Japan (United States)
Tadayuki Kodama, National Astronomical Observatory of Japan (Japan)
Olivier Lai, Subaru Telescope, National Astronomical Observatory of Japan (United States)
Gemini Observatory (United States)
Yosuke Minowa, Subaru Telescope, National Astronomical Observatory of Japan (United States)
Yoshito Ono, Tohoku Univ. (Japan)
Shin Oya, Subaru Telescope, National Astronomical Observatory of Japan (United States)
Koki Takiura, Subaru Telescope, National Astronomical Observatory of Japan (United States)
Ichi Tanaka, Subaru Telescope, National Astronomical Observatory of Japan (United States)
Yoko Tanaka, Subaru Telescope, National Astronomical Observatory of Japan (United States)
Nobuo Arimito, Subaru Telescope, National Astronomical Observatory of Japan (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 9148:
Adaptive Optics Systems IV
Enrico Marchetti; Laird M. Close; Jean-Pierre Véran, Editor(s)

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