UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA OBSERVATORIES / LICK OBSERVATORY

SYNOPSES OF MOUNT HAMILTON FACILITY INSTRUMENTS: CAMERAS

INSTRUMENTTELESCOPE
RANGEFIELD OF VIEWPLATESCALE
DETECTOR
GEMINI
THE UCLA TWIN-ARRAYS
INFRARED CAMERA
This instrument combines NICMOS-3 and InSb IR arrays for imaging in two bandpasses simultaneously.
Shane 3-m
cassegrain
NICMOS-3
1.0-2.4 u2.88 arcmin0.675 arcsecs/pix
InSb
2.0-5.0 u2.88 arcmin0.675 arcsecs/pix
256 x 256 HgCdTe NICMOS-3 array, 40-u pixels, 3-u inter-pixel spaces
and
256 x 256 InSb array
IRCAL / LICK ADAPTIVE
OPTICS SYSTEM
Shane 3-m
cassegrain
0.9-2.5 u19.4 arcsecs0.075 arcsecs/pix
256x256 Rockwell PICNIC array
NICKEL CCD CAMERA
Nickel 1-m
cassegrain
3200-10000 A with dewar #2
6.0 arcmins0.18 arcsecs/pix
dewar #2, 2048 x 2048 unthinned CCD, 15-u pixels (typically binned)
PRIME FOCUS CAMERA (PFCam)
Michael Bolte, UCSC
Shane 3-m
prime focus
3500-9500 A10.0 arcmins0.29 arcsecs/pix
PFCam dewar, 2048x2048 thinned CCD, 24-u pixels