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(multi-object spectrograph with robot fiber-positioner)

TAIPAN is a Multi-Object Spectrograph with a robot fiber positioner for 150 fibers, on the UK Schmidt Telescope, aimed at automated surveying of stellar and Galaxy Spectrography. It began science operations in 2017. Surveys:

  • Taipan Galaxy Survey
  • Funnelweb Survey (stellar spectrography)


Referenced by:
UK Schmidt Telescope (UKST)