30 September 2004 OmegaCAM: wide-field imaging with fine spatial resolution
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OmegaCAM is the wide-field camera for the VLT Survey Telescope being completed for ESO's Paranal observatory. The instrument, as well as the telescope, have been designed for very good, natural seeing-limited image quality over a 1 degree field. At the heart of the project are a square-foot photometric shutter, a 12-filter storage/exchange mechanism, a 16k x 16k CCD detector mosaic, and plenty of software for instrument control and data handling, analysis and archiving.
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Konrad Kuijken, Konrad Kuijken, Ralf Bender, Ralf Bender, Enrico Cappellaro, Enrico Cappellaro, Bernard Muschielok, Bernard Muschielok, Andrea Baruffolo, Andrea Baruffolo, Enrico Cascone, Enrico Cascone, H.-J. Hess, H.-J. Hess, Olaf Iwert, Olaf Iwert, Harald Nicklas, Harald Nicklas, Klaus Reif, Klaus Reif, Edwin Valentijn, Edwin Valentijn, Dietrich Baade, Dietrich Baade, K. G. Begeman, K. G. Begeman, Alessandro Bortolussi, Alessandro Bortolussi, Danny Boxhoorn, Danny Boxhoorn, F. Christen, F. Christen, Erik R. Deul, Erik R. Deul, Laura Greggio, Laura Greggio, Reiner Harke, Reiner Harke, Reinhold Haefner, Reinhold Haefner, Ulrich Hopp, Ulrich Hopp, Ivica Ilijevski, Ivica Ilijevski, Guenther Klink, Guenther Klink, Helmut Kravcar, Helmut Kravcar, Carlo E. Magagna, Carlo E. Magagna, Wolfgang Mitsch, Wolfgang Mitsch, Philip Mueller, Philip Mueller, Henning Poschmann, Henning Poschmann, Roeland Rengelink, Roeland Rengelink, Walter Wellem, Walter Wellem, } "OmegaCAM: wide-field imaging with fine spatial resolution", Proc. SPIE 5492, Ground-based Instrumentation for Astronomy, (30 September 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.550892; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.550892


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