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William Herschel Telescope

GRound based Adaptive optics Controlled Environment (GRACE)


First light: May 2003.

De-commissioned: 

Participating organisations: Isaac Newton Group of Telescopes.

Description: GRACE is a dedicated structure designed to facilitate the routine use of adaptive optics (AO) at the WHT, using ING’s AO instrument suite. The design of GRACE allows for the future use of laser guide stars.

More information:

http://www.ing.iac.es/PR/newsletter/news7/ins5.html

More photos of this instrument: http://www.ing.iac.es/PR/archive/wht/instruments.html



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Last modified: 23 July 2015