La Silla Instrument Summary Table

Instrument Spectral Coverage Observing Mode Spectral Resolution Multiplex Note Telescope
HARPS optical
378-691nm
echelle, polarimetry 120,000 no 2 fibres, high accuracy; 2 fibers, high efficiency
3.6m
EFOSC-2 optical
350 - 1100nm
imaging, spectroscopy, polarimetry, coronagraphy ~1000 yes imaging and spectroscopic polarimetry NTT
SOFI near-IR
1-2.5 µm
imaging, spectroscopy 600-2200 no - NTT
ULTRACAM

optical: u',g',r' or

u',g',i' or

u',g',z'

3-channel, high-speed CCD camera - no frame rate up to 300Hz; field-of-view of 6 arcmin
NTT