SOXS

ESO has signed an agreement with an international consortium led by INAF, the Italian National Institute for Astrophysics, to build and operate a cutting-edge spectrographic instrument known as Son Of X-shooter, SOXS.

SOXS will be installed on ESO’s 3.58-metre New Technology Telescope (NTT) at the La Silla Observatory in Chile, replacing SOFI, a venerable and highly productive ESO instrument. Designed as a unique spectroscopic facility, SOXS will study transient sources following triggers and alerts from telescopes, satellites, and detectors worldwide.

This image shows an engineering drawing of the upcoming SOXS instrument.

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Id:ann18070a
Tip:Ilustracija
Datum objavljivanja:8. oktobar 2018. 14:00
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Naziv:SOXS
Tip:Unspecified : Technology : Observatory : Instrument
Kategorija:Illustrations

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