Current Telescopes/Instruments

Telescope and Instrument Lists for 2017B

The following telescope/instrument/detector combinations are available in 2017B.

 

Instruments at Gemini Telescopes
Proposal Code Instrument/Detector
Gemini North
GMOS-N Gemini Optical Imager, Multi-Object Spectrograph and IFU
GNIRS Gemini Near Infra-Red Spectrograph
NIFS near-IR IFU spectrograph
NIRI Near-Infrared Imager
Altair facility AO system available with GNIRS, NIFS, and NIRI
DSSI DSSI Speckle Camera (visitor instrument)
GRACES Gemini Remote Access to CFHT EsPaDOnS Spectrograph (visitor instrument)
 
Gemini South
FLAMINGOS-2 Near-IR wide field imager and spectrometer.
GMOS-S Gemini Optical Imager, Multi-Object Spectrograph and IFU
GPI Gemini Planet Imager
GSAOI + GeMS Gemini South AO Imager and Multi-Conjugate AO System
DSSI DSSI Speckle Camera (visitor instrument)
Phoenix Phoenix hi-res IR Spectrometer (visitor instrument)
 
Subaru (Exchange Time)
AO188 IRCS + Natural and Laser Guide Star AO
COMICS Cooled Mid-IR Camera and Spectrometer
FOCAS Faint Object Camera and Spectrograph
HDS High Dispersion Spectrograph
HSC Hyper Suprime-Cam wide-field Optical Imager
IRCS IR Camera and Spectrograph
MOIRCS Multi-Object IR Camera and Spectrograph
 
Instruments at the Large Binocular Telescope
Proposal Code Instrument/Detector
LBC Large Binocular Cameras, Red and Blue
LUCI LBT Utility Cameras in the Infrared
MODS Multi-Object Double Spectrographs
 
Instruments at the Anglo-Australian Telescope
Proposal Code Instrument/Detector
AAOmega+2dF Fiber-fed Optical Spectrograph
AAOmega+KOALA 1000-element optical IFU
AAOmega+SAMI 13 IFU fiber bundles over a 1-degree field
HERMES+2dF High Efficiency and Resolution Multi-Element Spectrograph
IRIS2 n-IR imager and longslit/multi-slit spectrograph
UCLES Cross-dispersed Echelle Spectrograph
UCLES +CYCLOPS2 Cross-dispersed Echelle Spectrograph + 16-element IFU
 
Instruments at the CHARA Array
Proposal Code Beam Combiner
Classic IR Imaging
Climb IR Imaging
JouFLU IR Imaging
MIRC low-res IR Spectroscopy
PAVO low-res Spectroscopy
VEGA Optical Spectroscopy
 
 
Instruments at CTIO Telescopes
Proposal Code Instrument/Detector
4-m Blanco Telescope
DECam Dark Energy Camera
COSMOS Cerro Tololo Ohio State Multi-Object Spectrograph
TS4 ARCoIRIS TripleSpec4 near-IR spectrograph
 
4-m SOAR Telescope
Goodman Goodman Spectrograph + Fairchild 4Kx4K CCD
SOI SOAR Optical Imager + E2V 4Kx4K Mosaic
Spartan Spartan IR Imager
SAM SOAR Adaptive Module
HRCAM High-Resolution Camera, standalone
SAMHR SOAR Adaptive Module with HRCam
 
1.3m Telescope
ANDI+CCDIR Cass Direct + CCD/IR Queue-Service
 
0.9-m Telescope
CFIM+T2K Cass Direct + SITe 2K CCD
 
 
Primary Instruments/Detectors at KPNO Telescopes
Proposal Code Instrument/Detector
4-m Mayall Telescope
MOSA Prime Focus CCD Camera with Mosaic Imager and Mosaic-3 upgrade
KOSMOS Kitt Peak Ohio State Multi-Object Spectrograph in single-slit mode
KOSMOSM Kitt Peak Ohio State Multi-Object Spectrograph in multi-object mode
 
WIYN (3.5-m Telescope)
ODI (40'x48' focal plane) One Degree Imager
GRDPK GradPak IFU + Bench Spectrograph + STA1 CCD
HEXPK HexPak IFU + Bench Spectrograph + STA1 CCD
HYDRB Hydra + Bench Spectrograph + STA1 CCD, Blue camera
HYDRR Hydra + Bench Spectrograph + STA1 CCD, Red camera
SPSPKR SparsePak Fiber Array + Bench Spectrograph + STA1, Red camera
WHIRC WIYN High Resolution IR Camera
NESSI NASA Exoplanet Star (and) Speckle Imager
 
WIYN (0.9-m Telescope)
HDI Half-Degree Imager

 

Last updated or reviewed March 1, 2017.