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The Wide Field Spectrograph (WiFeS): Performance and data reduction

Dopita, Michael; Rhee, Jonghwan; Farage, Catherine; McGregor, Peter; Bloxham, Gabe; Green, Anthony; Roberts, Bill; Neilson, Jon; Wilson, Gregory Mark; Young, Peter; Firth, Peter; Busarello, Gianni; Merluzzi, Paola

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This paper describes the on-telescope performance of the Wide Field Spectrograph (WiFeS). The design characteristics of this instrument, at the Research School of Astronomy and Astrophysics (RSAA) of the Australian National University (ANU) and mounted on the ANU 2.3 m telescope at the Siding Spring Observatory has been already described in an earlier paper (Dopita et al. in Astrophys. Space Sci. 310:255, 2007). Here we describe the throughput, resolution and stability of the instrument, and...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2010
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/50009
Source: Astrophysics and Space Science
DOI: 10.1007/s10509-010-0335-9

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