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  • Caltech Optical Observatories' Optical/InfraRed (OIR) Instrumentation Group conceives, studies, designs, integrates, and commissions high-impact astronomical instrumentation for Caltech-accessible astronomical observatories including TMT, Keck, Subaru, Gemini, and Palomar. We also support space instrumentation development through partnerships with NASA, DoE, and international universities and space agencies.
    • The OIR group currently consists of 18 professional instrument scientists, engineers technicians located on the Caltech campus in Pasadena, California.
    • The group is led by Dr. Richard Dekany, Associate Director, COO (626) 395-6798.

Latest News from COO

  • This TWiki is being phased out in lieu of a newly implemented COO file sharing and project management system within Caltech's Office365 SharePoint platform (Oct 1, 2019)
  • Sprint 2019 Palomar Observer
  • KPIC phase I successfully begins operations at Keck (Jan 3, 2019)
  • SEDM optical transmission has been increased (May 10, 2019)
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