Current Telescopes/Instruments

Telescope and Instrument Lists for 2017A

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

 

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
TEXES Texas Echelon Cross Echelle Spectograph (visitor instrument)
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)
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
IRCS+AO188 IRCS + Natural and Laser Guide Star AO
MOIRCS Multi-Object IR Camera and Spectrograph
Suprime-Cam wide-field Optical Imager
 
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
VEGA Optical Spectroscopy
PAVO low-res 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 October 27, 2016.