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Anglo-Australian Telescope

(AAT)
(3.9m reflector telescope in Australia)

The Anglo-Australian Telescope is a 3.9m equatorial mounted reflector telescope at Siding Spring Observatory, Australia, built in 1974. Among its instruments:

Former:

2dF was commissioned in the mid 1990s, incorporating its own two spectrographs, plus a robot to position 392 fibers (for 392 targets) for either spectrograph while the other one was observing, imaging a circular 2°-diameter region of the of the celestial sphere covering more than 3 square degrees. Around 2006, the two spectrographs were replaced by the more advanced AAOmega.


(telescope,reflector,ground,Australia)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anglo-Australian_Telescope
http://www.aao.gov.au/about-us/anglo-australian-telescope
https://arxiv.org/abs/astro-ph/0606137
https://aat.anu.edu.au/science/instruments/current/status

Referenced by:
GALAH
GAMA
Hawaii K-band Galaxy Survey
HERMES
2dF Galaxy Redshift Survey (2dFGRS)
2dF-SDSS LRG and QSO survey (2SLAQ)
WiggleZ

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