Monthly Archives: July 2017

PFS presentations at IAU meeting / 国際天文学連合会議でPFSの紹介をしました

For five days from July 3 to 7, the IAU (International Astronomical Union) Asia-Pacific regional meeting was held in Taipei, where the project manager Dr. Naoyuki Tamura (Kavli IPMU, project associate professor) gave a talk and introduced the current status of the PFS project, the instrument under development, and large-sky survey program under planning. Also, there was a poster presentation from… Read more »

Joint Work for Spectrograph Development at LAM / マルセイユ天文台での分光器開発強化週間

At Laboratoire d’Astrophysique de Marseille (LAM), PFS Spectrograph Module (SM) is fully integrated and its performance is validated. As a part of these processes, two visible-red camera units are being tested; one is for thermal performance test and the other is for optical performance test.  From 19th to 29th June, we got together at LAM and dedicated ourselves to joint… Read more »