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NOAO Newsletter - Observational Programs - March 2000 - Number 61


CTIO Instruments Available

This lists common user instruments available. The last column gives volume number of Newsletters containing relevant articles. The most recent summary of specific CCD characteristics is in NOAO Newsletter 45; see also 51, 50, and 33.

SPECTROSCOPY

Detector and Spectral Range

Resolution

Slit

Reference

4-m Telescope

Hydra + Fiber Spectrograph *1

Loral 3K CCD, 3300-11000Å or

300-2000

Fiber*

[54,55, 57]

   

SITe 2K CCD, 3300-11000Å

 

*120 + fibers, 1.3" or 2" aperture

 

R-C Spectrograph

Loral 3K CCD, 3100-11000Å

300-5000

5.5'

[40,41,42]

 

Echelle Spectrograph + Blue Air Schmidt

Loral 3K CCD, 3100-11000Å

15000

5.2'

[40,41,42,50,51]

 

Echelle Spectrograph + Long Cameras

SITe 2K CCD, 3100-11000Å

98000

5.2'

[50,51]

 

CTIO IR Spectrometer *2

InSb (2562, 0.9-5 m)

450-9800

0.3'

[41,45,49,51,53]

 

OSIRIS IR Imager/Spectrometer

HgCdTe, (10242, 1.0-2.4 m)

1200 or 2900

1.2'

[55,57]

           

1.5-m Telescope

Cass Spectrograph

Loral 1200x800 CD, 3100-11000 Å

<1300

7.7'

[43,45]

 

Bench Echelle Spectrograph

SITe 2K CCD, 3100-8800 Å

15000-60000

Fiber

[42,50,51]

 

OSIRIS IR Imager/Spectrometer

HgCdTe, (10242, 1.0-2.4 m)

1200 or 2900

4'

[55,57]

           

Curtis Schmidt

Objective Prism Imaging

SITe 2K CCD, 3100-11000 Å

<900

NA

[42,47,50,51]

IMAGING

 

Detector

Scale ("/pixel)

Field

Reference

4-m Telescope

Mosaic II Imager

8K x 8K CCD Mosaic

0.27

36'

[57, 59]

 

OSIRIS IR Imager/Spectrometer

HgCdTe, (10242, 1.0-2.4 m)

0.15 or 0.4

1.2' or 3'

[55,57]

 

CTIO IR Imager *2

HgCdTe (2562, 1-2.5 m)

0.4 or 0.22

1.7' or 0.9'

[40,41,53]

           

1.5-m Telescope

Cass Direct Imaging

SITe 1K/2K CCD

0.44/0.24

14.8'/8.2'

[50,51]

 

CTIO IR Imager *2

HgCdTe (2562, 1-2.5 m)

1.16/0.64

4.9'/2.8'

[40,41]

 

ASCAP Optical Photometer

     

[43]

 

OSIRIS IR Imager/Spectrometer

HgCdTe, (10242, 1.0-2.4 m)

0.4 or 1.1

4' or 10'

[55,57]

           

0.9-m Telescope

Cass Direct Imaging

SITe 2K CCD

0.40

13.6'

[50,51]

           

Curtis Schmidt

Direct Imaging

SITe 2K CCD

2.3

79'

[47,50,51,54]

           

YALO Telescope

ANDICAM Optical/IR Camera

Loral 2K CCD

HgCdTe 1K IR

0.3

0.2

10'

3.3'

[55, 59]

Notes

*1 SITe CCD plus new camera available for semester 2000B.

*2 OSIRIS is the prefered instrument for all IR imaging and spectroscopy. See article in this Newsletter.


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