1 June 1994 NSFCAM: a new infrared array camera for the NASA Infrared Telescope Facility
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We have just recently commissioned a new 1.0-5.5 micrometers IR array camera for the NASA IR Telescope Facility based upon the Santa Barbara Research Center 256x256 InSb array. The primary features of this new instrument are three user-selected platescales, a variety fo fixed bandpass filters, 1 to 2% spectral resolution circular variable filters, coronagraph masks, polarization imaging capability, an optical guider/imager, and a grism. In this paper we briefly outline the design and performance of the camera system, describe some unique operating modes, and show some recent images.
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Mark A. Shure, Mark A. Shure, Douglas W. Toomey, Douglas W. Toomey, John T. Rayner, John T. Rayner, Peter M. Onaka, Peter M. Onaka, Anthony J. Denault, Anthony J. Denault, } "NSFCAM: a new infrared array camera for the NASA Infrared Telescope Facility", Proc. SPIE 2198, Instrumentation in Astronomy VIII, (1 June 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.176769; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.176769
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