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TAIPAN

(multi-object spectrograph with robot fiber-positioner)

TAIPAN is a Multi-Object Spectrograph with a robot fiber positioner for 150 fibers, on the UK Schmidt Telescope, aimed at automated surveying of stellar and Galaxy Spectrography. It began science operations in 2017. Surveys:

  • Taipan Galaxy Survey
  • Funnelweb Survey (stellar spectrography)

(instrument,spectrograph,Australia)
https://www.aao.gov.au/technology/new-instruments/taipan
http://www.ing.iac.es/conferences/mos/PDF/Taipan_AMH.pdf
http://www.taipan-survey.org/
https://funnel-web.wikispaces.com/The+FunnelWeb+Survey

Referenced by:
UK Schmidt Telescope (UKST)

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