9 August 2016 The new SOXS instrument for the ESO NTT
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SOXS (Son Of X-Shooter) will be a unique spectroscopic facility for the ESO-NTT 3.5-m telescope in La Silla (Chile), able to cover the optical/NIR band (350-1750 nm). The design foresees a high-efficiency spectrograph with a resolutionslit product of ~4,500, capable of simultaneously observing the complete spectral range 350 - 1750 nm with a good sensitivity, with light imaging capabilities in the visible band. This paper outlines the status of the project.
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P. Schipani, R. Claudi, S. Campana, A. Baruffolo, S. Basa, S. Basso, E. Cappellaro, E. Cascone, R. Cosentino, F. D'Alessio, V. De Caprio, M. Della Valle, A. de Ugarte Postigo, S. D'Orsi, R. Franzen, J. Fynbo, A. Gal-Yam, D. Gardiol, E. Giro, M. Hamuy, M. Iuzzolino, D. Loreggia, S. Mattila, M. Munari, G. Pignata, M. Riva, S. Savarese, B. Schmidt, S. Scuderi, S. Smartt, F. Vitali, "The new SOXS instrument for the ESO NTT", Proc. SPIE 9908, Ground-based and Airborne Instrumentation for Astronomy VI, 990841 (9 August 2016); doi: 10.1117/12.2231866; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2231866
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