Low Resolution Spectrograph

  • LRS2-R was deployed in November 2015
  • An unscheduled warm up in January 2016 occurred. The unit was returned to Austin.
  • LRS2-R and LRS2-B deployed in February 2016.
  • Reliable offsetting between LRS2-B and LRS2-R achieved in April 2016
  • Data automatically transferred to TACC in April 2016
  • April 2016 one controller of LRS2-B was found to be dropping bits as was swapped May 2016.
  • Blind offsets using ACAM and gstar predictions achieved in May 2016
  • The UV chip on LRS2 was replaced in November 2016.

  • Last updated: Fri, 09 Jun 2017 15:45:17 -0500 shetrone


    The Telescope

    Technical Overview

    Object Observability




    LRS2 Summary

    LRS2 Details

    LRS2 Fiber Layout and Position Angle

    LRS2 Throughput

    LRS2 Observing details


    VIRUS - Summary

    VIRUS - Misc details

    VIRUS - Throughput and sensitivity

    VIRUS - IFU Layout and Target Placement

    Habitable Zone Planet Finder (HPF)

    HPF Details

    HPF Throughput and Exposure Meter

    HPF Data Reductions


    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

    LRS - old

    Program Preparation

    Web Management System

    Other HET Documentation