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Multi-AO Imaging Camera for Deep Observations for the ESO E-ELT (MICADO)

Telescope ESO E-ELT 40-m telescope (Atacama desert)
Instrument purpose diffraction limited (high resolution) NIR imager and spectrograph
Wavelength region 0.8–2.4 μm (Near Infrared)
Scale 4 and 1.5 milli arc sec/pixel
Field of view 50″ × 50″ and 20″ × 20″
Spectral resolution R ~ 8000
Science drivers Milky Way centre, nearby galaxies, black holes, high-redshift galaxies
USM duties • part of the cryostat mechanics
• optics
• electronics
• control and preparation software
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Last updated Jun 23 2016 by U. Hopp (hopp@usm.lmu.de)