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William Herschel Telescope

Galaxy Halpha Fabry-Perot System (GHaFaS)

First light: 6 July 2007.


Participating organisations:  Université de Montréal, with partners at the Observatoire de Marseille and the Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias.

Description: It is a new generation Fabry-Perot interferometer, whose chief and powerful advantage over traditional systems which have been used on telescopes is the high sensitivity photon counting detector.


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Last modified: 23 July 2015