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16 August 2000 FOCAS: faint object camera and spectrograph for the Subaru Telescope
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Faint object camera and spectrograph, FOCAS, is a Cassegrain optical instrument of Subaru telescope. It has a capability of 6 arcmin FOV direct imaging, low resolution spectroscopy, multi-slit spectroscopy as well as polarimetry. Only the imaging mode has been available so far. The overall design, the observing functions, and the preliminary performance verifications of FOCAS will be presented.
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Nobunari Kashikawa, Motoko Inata, Masanori Iye, Koji S. Kawabata, Kiichi Okita, George Kosugi, Youichi Ohyama, Toshiyuki Sasaki, Kazuhiro Sekiguchi, Tadafumi Takata, Yasuhiro Shimizu, Michitori Yoshida, Kentaro Aoki, Yoshihiko Saito, Ryo Asai, Hiroko Taguchi, Noboru Ebizuka, Tomohiko Ozawa, and Yasushi Yadoumaru "FOCAS: faint object camera and spectrograph for the Subaru Telescope", Proc. SPIE 4008, Optical and IR Telescope Instrumentation and Detectors, (16 August 2000); https://doi.org/10.1117/12.395414
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