The X-shooter instrument

The first of the second generation Very Large Telescope instrument, X-shooter, is now ready to start routine observations. X-shooter is unique among astronomical instruments installed at large telescopes, as it can record the entire spectrum of a celestial object in one shot — from the ultraviolet to the near-infrared — with great sensitivity and spectral resolution.

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Udgivelsesdato:25. maj 2009
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Navn:X-Shooter
Type:Unspecified : Technology : Observatory : Instrument
Kategori:La Silla

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