27 June 2006 The EMIR observing program manager system: optimized slits positioner
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This poster paper presents the analysis, the design, and a first prototype of the Optimized Slits Positioner Software, a part of the EMIR Observing Program Manager System (EOPMS). EMIR is a multi-slit near-IR spectrograph presently under development for the Gran Telescopio de Canarias (GTC). This tool represents a crucial step for the success and efficiency of multi-object spectroscopy. Complex algorithms have been implemented to help the observer in designing and validating the mask sets, both automatically and interactively, through a user-friendly interface.
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Johan Richard, Johan Richard, Sylvie Brau-Nogué, Sylvie Brau-Nogué, Sébastien Baratchart, Sébastien Baratchart, Hervé Valentin, Hervé Valentin, Roser Pelló, Roser Pelló, } "The EMIR observing program manager system: optimized slits positioner", Proc. SPIE 6274, Advanced Software and Control for Astronomy, 62741S (27 June 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.671954; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.671954
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