BINOSPEC

A Brief Description:
BINOSPEC (Unavailable): a wide field optical spectrograph capable of MOS, single-slit, and imaging with the MMT's f/5. It is currently being manufactured at the lab in Cambridge and is anticipated at the MMT in 2017. The PI contact is Dan Fabricant.
The Fundamental Capabilities:

Please return for the capabilities post-commissioning.

Further Information:

Binospec will exploit the wide field of view of the MMT with the f/5 secondary mirror by using dual identical but independent channels splitting the focal plane into two 8' x 15' FOV. Each channel has up to 4 gratings, 6 filters and a 4K E2V CCD (0.24" pixel sampling). The commissioning filters will offer broadband Sloan g, r, i, z

For further information please see BINOSPEC webpages or contact Dan Fabricant.