Raw image from VIMOS

The four detectors of VIMOS collected the many spectra produced by its integral field spectrograph. In a traditional image, the intensity of each pixel is recorded. Here, the full spectrum of each “pixel” of the image is recorded as a vertical line, measuring the intensity of the light for all wavelengths. specially written data analysis software is then used to extract all these spectra and re-order the information into something usable by the astronomer.

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Sobre a imagem

Id:vimos_ifu_cc
Tipo:Observação
Data de divulgação:19 de Junho de 2014 às 01:37
Tamanho:4379 x 8274 px

Sobre o objeto

Nome:Very Large Telescope, VIMOS
Tipo:Unspecified : Technology : Observatory : Instrument
Categoria:Paranal

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