Created 08/06/07 by EF
Updated 04/02/14 by EF
The design is a high-throughput fiber-fed echelle. It is cross-dispersed, yielding a passband of 390-910 nm. It accommodates 3 optical fiber pairs (science+sky) and offers 3 resolutions, 60K, 48K and 30K. TRES superseded the Echelle spectrograph at the 1.5m, resulting in much greater observing efficiency (see the links below).
Here is a view of the TRES head from the NE in the chamber:
Please check with Dave Latham at CfA before the start of each trimester to coordinate your observations.
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