WEAVE: The next generation wide-field spectroscopy facility for the WHT (Cambridge Element: 2017/18)

Lead Research Organisation: University of Cambridge
Department Name: Institute of Astronomy

Abstract

This is a joint proposal and this section is completed on the Lead (Oxford) Institution application

Planned Impact

This is a joint proposal and this section is completed on the Lead Institution application

Publications

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Dalton Gavin (2018) Construction progress of WEAVE: the next generation wide-field spectroscopy facility for the William Herschel Telescope in Ground-based and Airborne Instrumentation for Astronomy VII

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Lewis J. (2019) The WEAVE Core Processing System at CASU in Highlights on Spanish Astrophysics X

 
Description WEAVE 
Organisation Isaac Newton Group of Telescopes (ING)
Country Spain 
Sector Public 
PI Contribution WEAVE is a new instrument under development and construction for the ING's William Herschel Telescope. We are responsible for the development of the Data Analysis system for the instrument - and also participate in the WEAVE Science Team.
Collaborator Contribution The page at http://www.ing.iac.es/weave/consortium.html gives a list of the partners in the WEAVE consortium.
Impact The consortium is responsible for the development of the WEAVE spectrograph. This will be commissioned on the ING's WHT late 2017.
Start Year 2010