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A rendering of the Wide-Field Optical Spectrometer (WFOS) Instrument shown in-situ on the TMT Nasmyth Platform

July 23rd, 2020

Credit: TMT International Observatory

A rendering of the Wide-Field Optical Spectrometer (WFOS) Instrument shown in-situ on the TMT Nasmyth Platform - WFOS is a wide field, seeing limited multi-object optical spectrometer and imager. Light from the TMT Tertiary Mirror (M3) is delivered to the WFOS Atmospheric Dispersion Corrector (ADC). The new instrument layout is optimized to be compact.