Suprime-Cam


NOTES:
  • Suprime-Cam is offered for open-use in a shared-risk mode in S17A.
    The observing run will be scheduled for late May.


  • The auto guider is not available. Images can only be taken with open tracking.
    Exposure time should not be longer than 900 sec (Subaru's tracking accuracy).


  • Suprime-Cam is going to be decommissioned in S17A.


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.

27 July 2016



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