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  • PI: Eric Persson

  • Funding: NSF, Carnegie Institution

  • Telescope: 6.5m Magellan Baade F11 Focus. Nasmyth East Platform.

  • Field: 10.8'x10.8' (5.4'x5.4' per array)

  • Arrays: 4 x Rockwell 2048 x 2048 HAWAII-2RG - Close Packed Geometry (~19" gap between arrays)

  • Plate Scale: 0.159"/pixel

  • Wavelength Coverage: 1-2.5 microns

  • Imaging Modes: JHKs, plus sub J & H filters (no spectroscopic modes)



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