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Jacobus Kapteyn Telescope

QUBES: Queen´s University Belfast Echelle Spectrograph

De-commissioned: 1993.

Description: The QUBES was a very high dispersion spectrograph for bright objects. QUBES was available as a common user instrument although it was the property of the Department of Pure and Applied Physics at Queen´s University Belfast.

Abundances in stellar associations, kinematics and abundances in the interstellar medium, absorption line profiles in OB stars, and properties of planetary nebulae are amongst the studies carried out on this instrument.

Publications (scientific papers, technical publications, etc.).

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Last modified: 22 August 2016