Whoppshel

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The whoppshel is a optical fiber spectrograph with a resolution R = 30000. The various elements of the spectrograph are mounted on an optical bench.

Here are 2 articles on tests which were carried out on 2 different telescopes:

First light on a 0,4 m telescope

• Test on 0,6 m telescope

  • Resolution : 30.000 (according to orders)
  • Spectral range : from 3920 to 7500 environ (order #46 to #87)
  • CCD camera: ATIK 460ex (SONY ICX 694 sensor)
  • Limit magnitude : 8-9 with a 0,60 m telescope and 5-6 a with a 0,4m telescope
  • Weight : around 81 Kg
  • Dimensions : 210 cm length, 30 to 60 cm width, Height 50 cm