12 September 2012 Five years of imaging at CHARA with MIRC
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The CHARA Array possesses the longest baselines in the world for infrared and visible interferometry, while the Michigan Infrared Combiner (MIRC) is the most advanced beam combiner for imaging. CHARA+MIRC has allowed imaging the surfaces of rapid rotators, interacting binary stars, and magnetically-active stars all for the first time. In this presentation, I will give an overview of the discoveries made by MIRC over the past five years and discuss technical and scientific lessons learned.
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John D. Monnier, John D. Monnier, E. Pedretti, E. Pedretti, N. Thureau, N. Thureau, X. Che, X. Che, M. Zhao, M. Zhao, F. Baron, F. Baron, T. ten Brummelaar, T. ten Brummelaar, } "Five years of imaging at CHARA with MIRC", Proc. SPIE 8445, Optical and Infrared Interferometry III, 84450Y (12 September 2012); doi: 10.1117/12.926433; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.926433
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