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The Australia Telescope National Facility Colloquium
15:30-16:30 Tue 16 Jul 2002

ATNF Marsfield Lecture Theatre

Mark Casali

(Royal Observatory, Edinburgh)

WFCAM and VISTA: Two new approaches to widefield imaging in the IR - Mark Casali AAO Colloquium

The Widefield camera (WFCAM) on UKIRT in Hawaii, and VISTA at Cerro Paranal represent two different approaches for achieving uprecedented IR fields on 4-m class telescopes. I'll present a summary of the science goals for the projects, and discuss the technical design solutions as well as recent developments.

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Elizabeth Corbett
ecorbett@aaoepp.aao.gov.au

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