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Infrared Survey Facility

(IRSF)
(140 cm reflector telescope that images in infrared)

The Infrared Survey Facility (IRSF) is a 140 centimeter telescope at the Sutherland Observing Station of the South African Astronomical Observatory (SAAO), that images at three infrared frequencies. It was originally developed for the Magellanic Clouds Survey, and has also contributed to the Two Micron All-sky Survey (2MASS).


(telescope,reflector,infrared,ground,South Africa)
Further reading:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/South_African_Astronomical_Observatory#Infrared_Survey_Facility_.28IRSF.29
http://ui.adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012AfrSk..16...98N/abstract
http://www-ir.u.phys.nagoya-u.ac.jp/~irsf/index_e.html
https://www.saao.ac.za/science/facilities/telescopes/irsf/

Referenced by pages:
South African Astronomical Observatory (SAAO)

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