Keck Telescope and Facility Instrument Guide

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Keck Telescope and Facility Instrument Guide
Table of Contents

  • 1 Introduction … 3
  • 2 The Site … 3
  • 3 The Telescopes… 4
  • 3.1 Optics…4
  • 3.1.1 The primary mirrors …4
  • 3.1.2 The f/15 secondary mirrors …4
  • 3.1.3 The f/25 secondary mirror…4
  • 3.1.4 The f/40 secondary mirror…5
  • 3.2 Details of Foci…5
  • 3.2.1 Cassegrain focus…6
  • 3.2.2 Nasmyth/bent Cassegrain foci…6
  • 3.2.3 Forward Cassegrain focus…6
  • 3.2.4 f/40 Cassegrain/Nasmyth foci…6
  • 3.3 Telescope Control … 6
  • 3.3.1 Telescope drive details …6
  • 3.3.2 Focus control…9
  • 4 The Instruments … 9
  • 4.1 HIRES – High Resolution Echelle Spectrometer…9
  • 4.1.1 HIRES instrument specifications… 10
  • 4.1.2 User interface …11
  • 4.1.3 Additional information …11
  • 4.2 LRIS – Low Resolution Imaging Spectrometer…11
  • 4.2.2 User interface …14
  • 4.2.3 Additional information …15
  • 4.3 NIRC – Near Infrared Camera … 15
  • 4.3.1 NIRC instrument specifications…15
  • 4.3.2 Additional information …16
  • 4.4 LWS – Long Wavelength Spectrometer…16
  • 4.4.1 LWS instrument specifications…17
  • 4.4.2 Additional Information …18
  • 4.5 f/25 Guider…18
  • 4.6 NIRSPEC – The Near Infrared Echelle Spectrograph…19
  • 4.6.1 NIRSPEC instrument specifications…19
  • 4.7 ESI – Echellette Spectrograph and Imager… 21
  • 4.7.1 ESI instrument specifications…21
  • 4.7.2 User Interface …22
  • 4.7.3 Additional information… 23
  • 4.8 DEIMOS – DEep Imaging Multi-Object Spectrograph…23
  • 4.8.1 DEIMOS Instrument Specifications…23
  • 4.8.2 User Interface …26
  • 4.8.3 Additional Information …26
  • 4.9 Science Instruments for Use with Adaptive Optics…26
  • 4.9.1 AO instrument specifications …27
  • 4.9.2 NIRSPAO – NIRSPEC with AO …28
  • 4.9.3 NIRC2… 29
  • 4.9.4 Additional Information …31
  • 5 Contacts… 31
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