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Title: Keck all sky precision adaptive optics: project overview
We present the status and plans for the Keck All sky Precision Adaptive optics (KAPA) program. KAPA includes four key science programs, an upgrade to the Keck I laser guide star (LGS) adaptive optics (AO) facility to improve image quality and sky coverage, AO telemetry based point spread function (PSF) estimates for all science exposures, and an educational component focused on broadening the participation of women and underrepresented groups in instrumentation. For the purpose of this conference we will focus on the AO facility upgrade which includes implementation of a new laser, wavefront sensor and real-time controller to support laser tomography, the laser tomography system itself, and modifications to an existing near-infrared tip-tilt sensor to support multiple natural guide star (NGS) and focus measurements.  more » « less
Award ID(s):
1836016 1727071
NSF-PAR ID:
10253864
Author(s) / Creator(s):
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Editor(s):
Schmidt, Dirk; Schreiber, Laura; Vernet, Elise
Date Published:
Journal Name:
Proceedings of the SPIE
Volume:
11448
Issue:
114480E
Page Range / eLocation ID:
15
Format(s):
Medium: X
Sponsoring Org:
National Science Foundation
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