Habitable Zone Planet Finder

DevelopmentsLinks
Sept-Oct
2015
Painting of the interior and anti-room floor
Nov 30
2017
First Light
July
2018
Instrument shutdown for vaccum and lfc maintenance
Nov
2018
Shared Risk Science begins for the 18-3 period
Dec
2018
Normal Science Operations begins (the 19-1 period)
Dec
2018
New TSL key words added to support setup method and comparison lamp
Dec 25
2018
LFC comb went offline and began using the Etalon
Jan 6
2019
LFC repaired
Oct 23 6
2019
LFC briefly lost phase-lock but still functional
Nov 11-12
2019
LFC maintenance to improve efficiency; also replaced cal shutter controllers and a burned out UNe lamp.
Dec 11-14
2019
LFC offline; restored around 06:00 on 2019-12-14 UT.
Dec 15-19
2019
LFC offline; restored before the night of 2019-12-20 UT.
Jan 21
2020
Fiber agitator motor replaced
Feb 10
2020
HPF offline for 1 night (2020-02-11 UT) due to saturation from IHMP work.
Jul 14
2020
HPF observing low-precision targets only for 1 night (2020-07-15 UT) after LN2 vacuum jacketed lines were pumped.
Aug 5
2020
HPF unavailable for most of the night (2020-08-06 UT) after a software issue resulted in the detector being powered down for an hour or two.
Oct 16
2020
HPF observing low-precision targets only for 2 nights (2020-10-17 & 18 UT) after LN2 vacuum jacketed lines were pumped.




Last updated: Mon, 19 Oct 2020 09:38:28 -0500 stevenj



Overview

The Telescope

Technical Overview

Object Observability

Performance

Instruments

LRS2

LRS2 Summary

LRS2 Details

LRS2 Fiber Layout and Position Angle

LRS2 Throughput

LRS2 Observing details

VIRUS

VIRUS - Summary

VIRUS - Setting up on targets

VIRUS - Misc details

VIRUS - Throughput and sensitivity

VIRUS - IFU Layout and Target Placement

Habitable Zone Planet Finder (HPF)

HPF Details

HPF Setting up on targets

HPF Throughput and Exposure Meter

HPF Data Reductions

HRS-2 (in development)

HRS-2 Summary

HRS-2 Details

HRS-2 configurations

HRS-2 exposure meter

HRS-2 Position Angle and Fiber layout

HRS-2 Throughput

Old Instruments

HRS - old

LRS - old

MRS - old

Program Preparation

Web Management System