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The AAO's Gemini High-resolution Optical SpecTrograph (GHOST) concept

Tims, J; Barnes, Stuart; Cochrane, David; Colless, Matthew; Connor, Peter; Horton, A J; Lawrence, J; Martell, S L; McGregor, Peter; Staszak, N; Young, Peter; Lawrence, J S; Ireland, Michael


The Gemini High-Resolution Optical SpecTrograph (GHOST) will fill an important gap in the current suite of Gemini instruments. We will describe the Australian Astronomical Observatory (AAO)-led concept for GHOST, which consists of a multi-object, compact, high-efficiency, fixed-format, fiber-fed design. The spectrograph itself is a four-arm variant of the asymmetric white-pupil echelle Kiwispec spectrograph, Kiwisped, produced by Industrial Research Ltd. This spectrograph has an R4 grating and...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2012
Type: Conference paper
Source: Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering
DOI: 10.1117/12.925746
Access Rights: Open Access


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