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Pre-Observing Utilities

Telescopes and Instruments

JKT's List - Extensive compliaton of telescopes, access, and capabilities. Written for UK folks, but includes many telescopes available to many countries/institutions.

Keck - Mostly Caltech, U California schools. But also Yale, NASA TAC and time exchanges with US-NOAO and others.

  • DEIMOS -
  • ESI -
  • NIRC2 -
  • NIRSPEC - low-to-moderate near-infrared spectrograph
  • OSIRIS - high resolution infrared spectrograph
  • LRIS - moderate resolution optical spectrograph
  • HIRES - high resolution optical spectrograph
  • NIRC? -
  • MOSFIRE? (future) -

Palomar 200 in - Caltech, JPL, and US-NOAO.

  • TripleSpec — Moderate-Resolution NIR spectrograph
  • DoubleSpec — low-to-medium resolution (R ~ 1,000 to 10,000) optical spectrograph with separate red and blue channels. Very similar to LRIS on Keck.

Gemini North and South - NOAO and time exchange with others.

  • GMOS
  • NIFS
  • GNIRS
  • FLAMINGOS2
  • GPI
  • NICI

Magellan Baade and Clay - Carnegie, Harvard/CfA, MIT, U Arizona, Michigan, and others including US-NOAO (TSIP)

NASA Infrared Telescope Facility (IRTF)

  • SpeX - near-IR spectrograph
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