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Isaac Newton Group of Telescopes (ING)

Wide-Field Multi-Object Spectrograph WEAVE Proposed for WHT Prime Focus

29 May 2011, 18:00 UTC
Wide-Field Multi-Object Spectrograph WEAVE Proposed for WHT Prime Focus

ING is establishing a European consortium to develop a spectrograph, WEAVE, for the prime focus of the William Herschel Telescope.
WEAVE will be able to take spectra of up to 1000 objects simultaneously, within a 2-deg field of view. First light is envisioned in 2016.

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