Roque de los Muchachos Observatory

Andalucia Faint Object Spectrograph and Camera

ALFOSC
ALFOSC
Location

The Andalucia Faint Object Spectrograph and Camera, ALFOSC, built at the Astronomical Observatory (AO) at the Niels Bohr Institute for Astronomy, Physics and Geophysics (NBIfAFG), is the property of the Instituto de Astrofisica de Andalucia (IAA), Granada, Spain. The NOTSA has an agreement with the IAA and AO for the loan of ALFOSC.
ALFOSC has a field of view of 6.4x6.4 arcminutes in imaging mode, and can also be used for low/medium resolution spectroscopy, and polarimetry.

Optical imaging and spectroscopy
 
  Imaging
    Optical broad
    Scale: 0.21″/px – FoV: 6.4’x6.4′

  MOS Spectroscopy
 
  Polarimetry