11 July 2008 BESO: first light at the high-resolution spectrograph for the Hexapod-Telescope
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BESO (Bochum Echelle Spectrograph for OCA)is a high-resolution echelle spectrograph which has been built by Ruhr-Universitaet, Bochum and Landessternwarte Heidelberg. It is fiber-coupled to the 1.5m Hexapod-Telescope at the Observatario Cerro Armazones (OCA), Chile. The first light spectra show that the resolution of 48.000 over a spectral range from 370 nm to 840 nm has been achieved. An alignment by design approach has been followed to assemble the fiber-head optics at the telescope side of fiber coupled instrument.
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Ingo Steiner, Ingo Steiner, Otmar Stahl, Otmar Stahl, Walter Seifert, Walter Seifert, Rolf Chini, Rolf Chini, Andreas Quirrenbach, Andreas Quirrenbach, } "BESO: first light at the high-resolution spectrograph for the Hexapod-Telescope", Proc. SPIE 7014, Ground-based and Airborne Instrumentation for Astronomy II, 70144H (11 July 2008); doi: 10.1117/12.788182; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.788182


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