Lunch talk

This is a talk given at lunch time, usually in the conference room at noon.

Extreme galaxies and their connections with stellar halos

Thursday, March 22, 2018 - 1:00pm
Aaron Romanowsky (note Thursday date)

The stellar halos of galaxies provide records of their past, including the early epochs of star formation and the accretion of satellites.  The clearest record is written in the space of chemodynamics (stellar orbits and abundance patterns), which is very challenging to observe beyond the Milky W

WINERED: a near-IR spectrograph being ready for exploring the Universe in a relatively unexplorerd window 0.9-1.35 micron

Friday, March 9, 2018 - 9:15am
Noriyuki Matsunaga (U Tokyo)

WINERED is a near-IR spectrograph for a wide wavelength range of 0.9-1.35 micron with the resolving power of 28,000. Higher resolution modes with the resolution up to 70,000 are available but for either Y band (0.96-1.11 micron) or J band (1.14-1.35 micron) at one time.


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