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Mimir

(multi-function near-infrared instrument on Perkins Telescope)

Mimir is a 1-5 micron Near Infrared (NIR) instrument for imaging, Spectroscopy, and Polarimetry, covering bands J, H, K, L, and M. It is on the Perkins Telescope at the Lowell Observatory in Arizona.

A major project has been the Galactic Plane Infrared (IR) Polarization Survey (GPIPS) which offers information about the Milky Way's magnetic field.


(instrument,near infrared,infrared,Arizona,spectrograph,polarimeter)
http://people.bu.edu/clemens/mimir/
WaveLFreqPhoton
Energy
  
1um300THz1.3eVbeginMimir
5um60THz248meVendMimir

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