Instrumentation Projects

This site contains some older documentation for Instrumentation Projects for our telescopes at Las Campanas.

More complete information can be found at our Information for Astronomers page.

Four Star

Four Star is a widefield near-infrared camera for use on the Baade 6.5 m telescope. Four Star utilizes four 2048X2048 Rockwell HAWAII-2RG infrared arrays in close-packed configuration.


The Inamori Magellan Areal Camera and Spectrograph (IMACS).


The Wide Field Infared Camera (WIRC) is an imaging camera composed of four 1024 x 1024 detector arrays. It is currently operating on the du Pont telescope.