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Follow this link for information about pre-observing activities: proposal preparation, mask design and submission, pre-run activities, etc. Follow this link for information about your observing run: instrument and telescope setups, scripts, software, procedures, etc. Follow this link for information about your post-observing activities: backups, comment forms, data reduction, etc.
Troubleshooting Technical Pages Index
Trouble Shooting pages and links. Portal to the technical pages: for the initiated only! A listing of the instrument pages.
KCWI is a bench-mounted spectrograph installed at the Keck II right Nasmyth focal station. KCWI provdes visible band (350-1050 nm), seeing-limited integral field spectroscopy with moderate to high spectral resolution, with a configurable FOV and image resolution formats. Notable features of KCWI include:

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Principal Investigator: Chris Martin (Caltech)

KCWI References:
Morrissey et al, 2012, SPIE
Martin et al. 2010, SPIE



The Image Slicers.


Block Diagram.