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2 NICS 2 NICS 2 UV-optimized spectrograph UV-optimized spectrograph high resolution IR spectrograph high resolution IR spectrograph call for proposal: deadline November 2002 call for proposal: deadline November 2002 project presentation: March 2003 project presentation: March 2003 GIANO approved to phase A: July 2003: 50,000 euro assigned GIANO approved to phase A: July 2003: 50,000 euro assigned GIANO Preliminary Design Review: December 2003 GIANO Preliminary Design Review: December nd generation of TNG instruments 2 nd generation of TNG instruments according to the prescription of the Gruppo Istruttorio per il TNG

3 requirements: requirements: wide spectral coverage, ultra-stable, fast track, low-cost

4 polarimetric unit HR : 16,000 (1.5 ) 50,000 (0.5 ) slit length: 6.5, 56 orders, 0.9 – 2.5 LR/VLR : 130 (1.5 ) 1,000 (0.5 ) slit length: 30, 26/16 orders, 0.7 – 2.5 slits : 0.5, 0.75, 1.0, 1.5

5 Osservatorio di Bologna management & administration scientific coordination high - level software, WEB page People: L.Origlia, E.Rossetti, P.Montegriffo, M.Lolli, A.Piccioni, R.Abicca, A.Caiulo Osservatorio di Arcetri optics, mechanics, cryogenics electronics & low-level software scientific coordination People: S.Gennari, V.Biliotti, C.Baffa, R.Maiolino, C.DelVecchio, E.Giani, A.Checcucci, G.Falcini Osservatorio di Catania pre-slit optics polarimetry People: F.Leone, S.Scuderi, P.Bruno Centro Galileo Galilei management & procurement integration at the telescope People: E.Oliva, F.Ghinassi, M.Lodi INOA di Firenze absorption cells People: F.DAmato

6 expected cost … 650 K$ Keuro 650 K$ Keuro time scheduling … 3 years 3 years 30% array 30% array 2 yrs for 2 yrs for array delivery man power … 23 people 23 people 29 man yrs 29 man yrs

7 high instrumental efficiencies high instrumental efficiencies HR : 17%, LR : 23%, VLR : 26% limiting magnitudes limiting magnitudes (conservative, based on real arrays) LR LR ( R=500, 4hr, S/N=10 ) 20 in J, 19 in H, 18 in K 20 in J, 19 in H, 18 in K …UKIDSS HR ( R=25,000, 4hr, S/N=10 ) 17.1 in J, 16.6 in H & 15.4 in K 17.1 in J, 16.6 in H & 15.4 in K … 2MASS

8 Phoenix single order echelle range: 0.8 – 2.5 m R=75,000 with 0.17 slit slit lenght: 60 coverage: 200 Å array: InSb Gemini South Keck II Keck II Mauna Kea NIRSPEC NIRSPEC in echelle mode range: 0.9 – 5.5 m R=25,000 with 0.4 slit slit lenght: 8-12 coverage: 2000 Å array: InSb ESO VLT Paranal Paranal CRIRES …from 2005… single order echelle range: 1 – 5 m R=20,000 with 1 slit slit lenght: 50 coverage: 250 Å array mosaic: 3 InSb high resolution narrow slits & coverage, single lines of bright stars narrow coverage, single lines R max 33,000 poorly stable GIANO highly competitive!

9 NICS NICS + AMICI : range: 0.8 – 2.5 m R=50 with 1 slit slit lenght: 4 array: HgCdTe TNG TNG La Palma La Palma low resolution SEDs, no lines

10 1000 AU 100 pc 5 kpc 5 Mpc 50 Mpc high-z high resolution … 10 AU 100 pc 500 Mpc high-z 10 AU 100 pc 500 Mpc high-z low resolution …


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