Translator Disclaimer
16 August 2000 OSIRIS tunable imager and spectrograph
Author Affiliations +
The Optical System for Imaging and low Resolution Integrated Spectroscopy (OSIRIS) will be a Day-One instrument of the Spanish 10.4 m telescope Gran Telescopio Canarias, whose first light is planned for 2002. GTC will be installed at the Observatorio del Roque de los Muchachos in La Palma, Spain. OSIRIS three primary modes are imaging and low resolution long slit and multiple object spectroscopy. The instrument is designed to operate from 365 to 1000 nm with a field of view of 7 by 7 arcminutes and a maximum spectral resolution of 5000. Among the OSIRIS main features are the use of tunable filters for direct imaging, the use of Volume Phase Holographic Gratings as dispersive elements for spectroscopy, and the implementation of an articulated camera to provide maximum spectroscopic efficiency and versatility. Here we present a general description and an overview of the main instrument characteristics.
© (2000) COPYRIGHT Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE). Downloading of the abstract is permitted for personal use only.


OSIRIS optical design
Proceedings of SPIE (December 23 2002)
Getting ELMER ready for science: laboratory tests
Proceedings of SPIE (June 27 2006)
OSIRIS tunable imager and spectrograph for the GTC from...
Proceedings of SPIE (September 24 2012)
Commissioning and performances of the VLT-VIMOS
Proceedings of SPIE (March 07 2003)

Back to Top