MUSE: The Multi Unit Spectroscopic Explorer
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Science with MUSE
About the MUSE instrument
MUSE Team at AIP
Picture Gallery


MUSE in a nutshell:
a second-generation instrument for the ESO-VLT
a panoramic integral-field spectrograph for visible wavelengths
1' x 1' field of view at 0.2" x 0.2"spatial sampling
supported by Ground-Layer Adaptive Optics
high-resolution mode with high-order AO
currently being built by consortium of 6 European Institutes
will start operation in 2013


 last change 2011 April 04, P. Böhm