30 September 2004 CIRPASS: description, performance, and astronomical results
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The Cambridge Infra-red Panoramic Survey Spectrograph (CIRPASS) is described. This near-infrared (NIR) spectrograph has been used on the 8m Gemini-South Telescope, the 3.9m Anglo-Australian Telescope (AAT) and the 4.2m William Herschel Telescope (WHT). Its performance in both integral field mode and multi-object mode is discussed and some scientific highlights are presented. A multi-IFU system, which is currently under construction, is also described.
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Ian Parry, Andrew Bunker, Andrew Dean, Michelle Doherty, Anthony Horton, David King, Marie Lemoine-Busserole, Craig D. Mackay, Richard McMahon, Steve Medlen, Robert G. Sharp, Joanna Smith, "CIRPASS: description, performance, and astronomical results", Proc. SPIE 5492, Ground-based Instrumentation for Astronomy, (30 September 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.552012; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.552012
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