By Mediavilla E., Arribas S., Roth M., Cepa J. (eds.)

ISBN-10: 0521895413

ISBN-13: 9780521895415

At the same time storing either spectral and spatial details, 3D spectroscopy deals a brand new approach to take on astrophysical difficulties, and opens up new strains of analysis. given that its inception within the eighties and early nineties, learn during this box has grown tremendously. huge telescopes everywhere in the global at the moment are built with necessary box devices, and tools of the longer term James Webb house Telescope can have vital box spectroscopic features. these days, extra attempt is devoted to refining recommendations for decreasing, reading and analyzing the information received with 3D spectrographs. Containing lectures from the 17th wintry weather university of the Canary Islands Astrophysics Institute, this e-book explores new 3D spectroscopy suggestions and knowledge. A wide and balanced presentation of analysis during this box, it introduces astronomers to a brand new iteration of tools, widening the attraction of necessary box spectroscopy and assisting it turn into a strong instrument in tackling astrophysical difficulties.

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3 A brief history of 3D spectroscopy Since the early 1980s, the desire to simultaneously acquire spectral and spatial information in a single exposure motivated various groups to develop integral field spectrographs for astronomical telescopes. 1, the goal was to obtain three-dimensional datasets (datacubes), which should be generated from a single exposure under identical observing conditions, contrary to datacubes that are assembled through a scanning process involving multiple exposures. As an example for the latter method, Wilkinson et al.

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