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Title: First light observations with TIFR near-infrared camera
Authors: Ojha, D. K
Ghosh, S. K
Verma, R. P
Chakraborti, A
Anandarao, B. G
Keywords: The TIFR Near-Infrared Camera;Focal Plane Array
Issue Date: Sep-2002
Publisher: Astronomical Society of India
Citation: BASI, Vol. 30, No. 3, pp. 827 - 828
Abstract: The TIFR near-infrared camera (TmCAM) is based on the SBRC InSb focal plane array (58x62 pixels) sensitive between 1-5 pm. TIRCAM had its first engineering run at Gurusikhar 1.2 meter PRL telescope at Mount Abu during March-April 2001. The first light observations with TmCAM were quite successful. Several infrared standard stars and the 'Irapezium Cluster in Orion region were observed. in the J, H and K bands. In a narrowband at 3.9 pm (nbL). some bright stars could be detected from the Gurusikhar site. The performance of TmCAM is discussed in the light of preliminary observations in nbL band.
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