CFHT, Instruments, Spectroscopy, ESPaDOnS

ESPaDOnS: an Echelle SpectroPolarimetric Device
for the Observation of Stars at CFHT


The first engineering nights (Sept. 2/3 and 3/4) were very successful! First light occurred around 10pm without any major technical problem. The second engineering run (Sept. 23/24 and 24/25) was a little less successful, mainly because of communications problems caused by a virus in CFHT's network. Here is a summary of accomplishments and issues remaining as of Jan 2005:

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