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Overview of Subaru instrumentation
Author(s): Masanori Iye; Takuya Yamashita
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Paper Abstract

The Subaru telescope had its astronomical first light at the Cassegrain focus in January 1999. Fine tuning of the telescope and commissioning of the seven open-use instruments at four foci of the Subaru telescope are in progress. An overview of the updated status of the observational instruments is presented with reference to papers addressed during this series of conferences. General status of the Subaru telescope, the plan for the open use of the instruments, and the scope for the second generation instruments under investigation are also reported.

Paper Details

Date Published: 16 August 2000
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 4008, Optical and IR Telescope Instrumentation and Detectors, (16 August 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.395484
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Masanori Iye, National Astronomical Observatory of Japan (Japan)
Takuya Yamashita, Subaru Telescope/National Astronomical Observatory of Japan (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4008:
Optical and IR Telescope Instrumentation and Detectors
Masanori Iye; Alan F. M. Moorwood, Editor(s)

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