First light results from the HERMES spectrograph at the AAT

  title={First light results from the HERMES spectrograph at the AAT},
  author={Andrew I. Sheinis},
  booktitle={Astronomical Telescopes + Instrumentation},
  • A. Sheinis
  • Published in
    Astronomical Telescopes…
    1 September 2015
  • Physics
The High Efficiency and Resolution Multi Element Spectrograph, HERMES is a facility-class optical spectrograph for the AAT. It is designed primarily for Galactic Archeology, the first major attempt to create a detailed understanding of galaxy formation and evolution by studying the history of our own galaxy, the Milky Way. The goal of the Galactic Archeology with Hermes (GALAH) survey is to reconstruct the mass assembly history of the Milky Way, through a detailed spatially tagged abundance… 
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