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Lee et al., "VIRUS: production of a massively replicated 33k fiber integral field spectrograph for the upgraded Hobby-Eberly telescope," in Ground-Based and Airborne Instrumentation for Astronomy IV, vol.
The team used the Hobby-Eberly Telescope of McDonald Observatory in south-western Texas to make its discovery.
Modeled after the Hobby-Eberly Telescope at McDonald Observatory in western Texas, SALT's 10-by-11-meter primary mirror consists of 91 hexagonal segments and has an effective aperture of 10 meters.
Hobby-Eberly Telescope (HET) 9.1 m f/1.4, 4.7 Spherical figure Azimuth only Mount Fowlkes, 30[degrees] 41' N 104[degrees] 01' W 2,002 m TX Located at McDonald Observatory in Texas, this telescope was completed in 1997 as a project of five universities in the U.S.
SALT will be the Southern Hemisphere's clone of the Hobby-Eberly Telescope at McDonald Observatory in Texas; its segmented mirror, 11 m wide, will have a clear aperture of 9.1 m.
The Hobby-Eberly Telescope (HET), which features a segmented primary mirror 11 meters across, is a special-purpose instrument designed for one task: taking spectra of faint objects as they pass through its field of view (S&T: December 1997, page 16).
West Texas Time Machine: Creating the Hobby-Eberly Telescope, Thomas A.
This instrument also benefits from a proven design, that of the Hobby-Eberly Telescope recently completed at McDonald Observatory in Texas (S&T: December 1997, page 16).
Reid, for his part, looks forward to matching subdwarfs one-to-one with their counterpart stars in globular clusters; 10-meter-class telescopes like the twin Keck reflectors and the Hobby-Eberly Telescope should make this possible.
Hatzes and his colleague William Cochran will soon be taking spectra with the 11-meter Hobby-Eberly telescope in western Texas.