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First light results from the Hermes spectrograph at the AAT

Sheinis, Andrew; Barden, Sam; Birchall, Michael; Carollo, Daniela; Bland-Hawthorn, Joss; Brzeski, Jurek; Case, S; Cannon, R. D.; Churilov, Vladimir; Couch, Warwick; Dean, Robert; De Silva, Gayandhi; Gers, L; Freeman, Kenneth; Keller, Stefan; Wylie de Boer, Elizabeth


The High Efficiency and Resolution Multi Element Spectrograph, HERMES is an facility-class optical spectrograph for the AAT. It is designed primarily for Galactic Archeology [21], the first major attempt to create a detailed understanding of galaxy formation and evolution by studying the history of our own galaxy, the Milky Way. The goal of the GALAH survey is to reconstruct the mass assembly history of the of the Milky Way, through a detailed spatially tagged abundance study of one million...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2014
Type: Conference paper
Source: Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering
DOI: 10.1117/12.2055595
Access Rights: Open Access


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