Instrument Information at Gemini

With Gemini South Telescope

Wavelength CoverageH: 1.47-1.81μm, K: 1.95-2.48μm
Spectral ResolutionR = λ/Δλ = ~45,000 (1.164x10-5 μm/pixel; 2km/s per pixel)
Resolution Element (3.3 pixels)3.84x10-5 μm ; ~6.6 km/s
Slit Scale0.32" x 4.9"
SVC Field of Viewhalf circle with r~30" (Slit Viewer Field-of-View)
Pixel Scale0.043" per pixel (SVC)


2k x 2k Teledyne HgCdTe HAWAII-2RG CMOS

Detector GainH: ~2.05 e-/ADU, K: ~2.21 e-/ADU
Full WellH: ~9.1x104 e-, K: ~105 e-
Minimum Data Taking Time1.63 sec exposure with Fowler number 1
Read NoiseH: ~10.92 e-, K: ~8.93 e-


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