Progress with 6dF: a multi-object spectroscopy system for all-sky surveys

F. G. Watson*, Q. A. Parker, G. Bogatu, T. J. Farrell, B. E. Hingley, S. Miziarski

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Abstract

6dF (6-degree field) is a fully-automated front-end for the multi-object fiber-coupled spectroscopy system of the UK Schmidt Telescope (UKST). The instrument will be capable of carrying a number of survey projects. A notable aspect of 6dF is the very rapid progress made in its construction by the Anglo-Australian Observatory's Instrumentation Division.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)123-128
Number of pages6
JournalProceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering
Volume4008
Publication statusPublished - 2000
Externally publishedYes

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