WFCAM – The UKIRT Wide Field Camera

WFCAM – The UKIRT Wide Field Camera

Documentation

Description of WFCAMFocal plane layout, filters, autoguider.
PerformanceWFCAM zeropoints, signal to noise ratio calculations, throughput, sensitivity tables, blank sky brightness, twilight flat fields
Preparing your ObservationObserving terminology, guidelines for scientific survey MSB design, microstepping, calibrations (standard darks).
Submitting MSBs
WFCAM Data HandlingRaw data flow, pipeline processing, access to WFCAM data
Frequently Asked Questions
Technical Information Detector array characteristics, readout modes, noise, gain
TroubleshootingNighttime troubleshooting tips, image quality problems checklist, WFCAM focus positions, and notes on focusing.

Engineering, Commissioning etc

Pretty pictures, Photos etc

Photos of WFCAM on UKIRT

Contacts