First light: 15 February 2003.
Designed and built by: Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias is the main builder and designer. Other collaborating institutions are the UK Astronomy Technology Centre and the Isaac Newton Group of Telescopes.
Description: LIRIS is a long-slit intermediate-resolution infrared spectrograph to be mounted on the Cassegrain focus of the 4.2 m William Herschel Telescope (WHT).
Instrument information: http://www.ing.iac.es/astronomy/instruments/liris/index.html
- J. Acosta-Pulido et al., 2002, "LIRIS: A Long-Slit Intermediate Resolution Infrared Spectrograph for the WHT", ING Newsl., 6, 22.
- J. Acosta-Pulido, 2003, "First Commissioning of the IR Spectrograph LIRIS", ING Newsl., 7, 15.