Monthly Archives: February 2016

Updates on Integration and Test of Spectrographs / 分光器組み上げ試験は今・・

From David Le Mignant (LAM) As of early 2016, several PFS spectrograph activities are on-going in parallel in France, led by Laboratoire d’Astrophysique de Marseille (LAM) with the support from the other PFS members. Among them, two major items are: 1) the thermal validation for the Visible Camera Unit: Since last year we have been undertaking this validation process (http://pfs.ipmu.jp/blog/2015/11/p124)…. Read more »

Network Connection Test at Subaru Telescope / すばる望遠鏡でネットワーク通信試験をしました

Subaru Telescope, where PFS will be installed, has been used for cutting-edge researches in astronomy and astrophysics since 1999 when it started its science operation. Because we will install a brand-new, state-of-the-art instrument on the more than 15-years old telescope, we sometimes run into difficulties due to “generation gap”. Today we will talk about network connection, one of many such… Read more »