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Introduction

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TMAS ("Thomas") is a simple visible-light imager system to enable high-angular-resolution science with PALM-3000. It consists of a high-speed 2.5k x 2.1k Andor NEO sCMOS camera, with an option of alternatively using a borrowed Andor 888 L3CCD which would provide higher QE but slower frame rate and smaller FoV in one of the arms. Future options include a fiber output port to support precision RV spectroscopy tests, or the addition of a tunable filter for ultra-narrow-band imaging. TMAS integrates an atmospheric dispersion corrector (ADC) and dual filter wheels.
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TMAS (aka "Thomas") is a simple visible-light imager system to enable high-angular-resolution science with PALM-3000. It consists of a high-speed 2.5k x 2.1k Andor NEO sCMOS camera, with an option of alternatively using a borrowed Andor 888 L3CCD which would provide higher QE but slower frame rate and smaller FoV in one of the arms. Future options include a fiber output port to support precision RV spectroscopy tests, or the addition of a tunable filter for ultra-narrow-band imaging. TMAS integrates an atmospheric dispersion corrector (ADC) and dual filter wheels.
 

Project Status

TMAS first light happened the nights of September, 28-29, 2012. In October, 2012, TMAS had its second 'first light'. See Run Notes below.
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Partnership

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TMAS is a Caltech collaboration with scientists from JPL. The co-PI's are Drs. Sergi R. Hildebrandt (JPL/Caltech) and Richard Dekany (Caltech).
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TMAS is a Caltech collaboration with scientists from JPL. The co-PI's are Drs. Sergi R. Hildebrandt (JPL/Caltech) and Richard Dekany (Caltech). Software has been developed by Ms. Jennifer Milburn of COO.
 
 
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