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MIKE: A Double Echelle Spectrograph for the Magellan Telescopes at Las Campanas Observatory
The Magellan Inamori Kyocera Echelle (MIKE) is a double echelle spectrograph designed for use at the Magellan Telescopes at Las Campanas Observatory in Chile. It is currently in the final stages ofExpand
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FIRE: A Facility Class Near-Infrared Echelle Spectrometer for the Magellan Telescopes
ABSTRACT.We describe the design, construction, and commissioning of FIRE, a 0.82–2.51 μμm echelle spectrograph for the 6.5 m Magellan Baade telescope. FIRE may be operated in two modes. Its primaryExpand
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THE DARK ENERGY CAMERA
The Dark Energy Camera is a new imager with a 2.2-degree diameter field of view mounted at the prime focus of the Victor M. Blanco 4-meter telescope on Cerro Tololo near La Serena, Chile. The cameraExpand
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FIRE: a near-infrared cross-dispersed echellette spectrometer for the Magellan telescopes
FIRE (the Folded-port InfraRed Echellette) is a prism cross-dispersed infrared spectrometer, designed to deliver singleobject R=6000 spectra over the 0.8-2.5 micron range, simultaneously. It will beExpand
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The FIRE infrared spectrometer at Magellan: construction and commissioning
We describe the construction and commissioning of FIRE, a new 0.8-2.5μm echelle spectrometer for the Magellan/ Baade 6.5 meter telescope. FIRE delivers continuous spectra over its full bandpass withExpand
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CONSTRAINTS ON THE UNIVERSAL C IV MASS DENSITY AT z ∼ 6 FROM EARLY INFRARED SPECTRA OBTAINED WITH THE MAGELLAN FIRE SPECTROGRAPH*
We present a new determination of the intergalactic C IV mass density at 4.3 5.8 obtained with the newly commissioned Folded-Port Infrared Echellette (FIRE) spectrograph on the Magellan BaadeExpand
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First Light with RATIR: An Automated 6-band Optical/NIR Imaging Camera
The Reionization and Transients InfraRed camera (RATIR) is a simultaneous optical/NIR multi-band imaging camera which is 100% time-dedicated to the followup of Gamma-ray Bursts. The camera is mountedExpand
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First-generation instruments for the Magellan telescopes: characteristics, operation, and performance
The Magellan Telescopes are a collaboration between the Observatories of the Carnegie Institution of Washington (OCIW), University of Arizona, Harvard University, University of Michigan, andExpand
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Status of the Giant Magellan Telescope (GMT) project
The Giant Magellan Telescope (GMT) is a joint project of a consortium of universities and research institutions to build and operate a 21.5-m equivalent aperture astronomical telescope for use atExpand
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Overview and status of the Giant Magellan Telescope project
The Giant Magellan Telescope project is proceeding with design, fabrication, and site construction. The first of the seven required 8.4-m primary mirror segments is completed and in storage, threeExpand
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