Suprime-Cam


NOTES:
  • Suprime-Cam will NOT be open to observers in S16B.


  • If the image quality is confirmed as acceptable after the realuminization of the primary mirror, Suprime-Cam will possibly be available in S17A.

  • Suprime-Cam may be decommissioned in the near future.

Introduction

The Subaru Prime Focus Camera (Suprime-Cam) is a mosaic of ten 2048 x 4096 CCDs, located at the prime focus of Subaru Telescope, which covers a 34' x 27' field of view with a pixel scale of 0.20''.

When referring to Suprime-Cam in a paper, please use the following citation.

Instrument

Observation

Data Analysis

An example of data reduction packages for Suprime-Cam named 'SDFRED1' (for MIT CCD data) and 'SDFRED2' (for Hamamatsu FDCCD data) are introduced in the webpages below.

Further information

Questions regarding Suprime-Cam should be directed to Tsuyoshi Terai (terai_at_naoj.org). Please note that all numbers on these pages are subject to change as the performance of Suprime-Cam is better determined.

28 January 2016



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