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The Oxford SWIFT spectrograph: First commissioning and on-sky results

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The Oxford SWIFT spectrograph, an I and z band (6500-10500 A) integral field spectrograph, is designed to operate as a facility instrument at the 200 inch Hale Telescope on Palomar Mountain, in conjunction with the Palomar laser guide star adaptive optics system PALAO (and its upgrade to PALM3000). SWIFT provides spectra at R(≡λ/Δλ)∼4000 of a contiguous two-dimensional field, 44 x 89 spatial pixels (spaxels) in size, at spatial scales of 0.235″;, 0.16″, and 0.08″ per spaxel. It employs two 25...

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10.1117/12.857484

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University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MPLS, Physics
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Journal:
Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering
Volume:
7735
Issue:
PART 1
Publication date:
2010-01-01
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ISSN:
0277-786X
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uuid:a6b569f0-a9d7-4179-8fd1-b0c5b2e96fb9
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161773
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pubs:161773

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