In this page are listed the main characteristics of the imaging mode and the filters of the instrument.
This is intended as a quick reference. A detailed description of HAWK-I can be found in the user's manual
*: The RON depends on the number of non-destructive samples during the integration.
DCR (Double-Correlated Read) refers to two samples, i.e. minimum DIT ~ 1.25s.
NDR (Non-Destructive Read) refers to > 10 samples, i.e. DIT > 10s
There is a small mis-alignment between the detectors. Quadrants 2,3 & 4 are tilted with respect to quadrant 1 by 0.13, 0.04 & 0.03degrees respectively.
(1) Filter used from Aug 2007 until Dec 3, 2007. Showed some structure for the Nov 2007 Science Verification run.(2) New Ks filter, used starting Jan 2008. (3) Not offered from P90, to be inserted during P93. (4) Visitor filter, please consult for usage. To be removed during P93.