Palomar 200-inch Telescope:

WIRC - Wide field IR Camera


Orion Nebula Trapezium Cluster
Crab Nebula

Status: Observatory Instrument

What's New (as of August 2007)

Paper:

Telescope:

Detector:

Scale:

Filters: Standard Setup

For an excellent set of WIRC filter transmission profiles put together by J. Wilson and L. Smith, U. of Virginia go to;

WIRC Filter Plots

Filter Wheel

Wheel Position

Filter

Wavelength Center

Manufacturer

Fore Wheel

F-1
F-2
F-3
F-4
F-5
F-6
F-7

Fe II
H-cont
Br gamma
K-cont
CH4-long
CH4-short
Open

1.644
1.570
2.166
2.270
1.690
1.570
-

NDC Infrared
NDC Infrared
NDC Infrared
NDC Infrared
Private
Private
-

Aft Wheel

A-1
A-2
A-3
A-4
A-5
A-6
A-7

PaBeta
CO(0-2)
H2
Open
Ks
H
J

1.282
2.294
2.120
-
2.150
1.635
1.250

NDC Infrared
NDC Infrared
NDC Infrared
-
Barr Associates
OCLI
OCLI


Sensitivities:


Background:


Number Of Unresponsive Pixels:


Optical Schematic:




Contact: P200 Instrument Support Last modified: March 5, 2011

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