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Integration and early testing of WEAVE: the next-generation spectroscopy facility for the William Herschel Telescope

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We present an update on the overall integration progress of the WEAVE next-generation spectroscopy facility for the William Herschel Telescope (WHT), now scheduled for first light in early-2021, with almost all components now arrived at the observatory. We also present a summary of the current planning behind the 5-year initial phase of survey operations, and some detailed end-to-end science simulations that have been implemented to evaluate the final on-sky performance after data processing....

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1117/12.2561067

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Name:
Science and Technology Facilities Council
Grant:
ST/S000488/1
ST/K005103/1
ST/P003451/1
ST/J005584/1
ST/N006666/1
ST/M002128/1
Publisher:
Society of Photo-optical Instrumentation Engineers
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Proceedings of SPIE More from this journal
Volume:
11447
Issue:
2020
Article number:
1144714
Publication date:
2020-12-17
Acceptance date:
2020-12-17
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EISSN:
1996-756X
ISSN:
0277-786X
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1155813
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pubs:1155813
Deposit date:
2021-01-13

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