KPNO Telescope and Instrument Documentation

Available Telescopes and Instruments

The Indo-U.S. Library of Coudé Feed Stellar Spectra
 

CCD and IR Control Manuals

MONSOON Operating Instructions For the WIYN 3.5-meter Telescope (WIYN) Bench Spectrograph

Imaging Manuals

Filter Information

Imagers currently in use at KPNO:

ODI: One Degree Imager

WHIRC: WIYN High-Resolution Infrared Camera Information

Imagers no longer in use at KPNO:

Direct Imaging Manual for Kitt Peak

MOSAIC - General Documentation

KPNO MOSAIC CCD Imager User Manual

NEWFIRM User Information

NEWFIRM User Manual

An Observer's Guide to Taking CCD Data with ICE

IR Instrument Control System WildFire

IR Imager Manual

TIFKAM/ONIS Infrared Imaging Spectrograph - Instrument Reference Manual

SQIID Simultaneous Quad Infrared Imaging Detector User's Manual

FLAMINGOS IR Imaging/Spectrograph Information

The WIYN Mini-Mosaic Imager Manual

The WIYN Arcon-IRAF Interface: A User's Guide

The WIYN Tip/Tilt Imager (WTTM) Manual

Spectroscopy Manuals

Spectral Atlas Central

A CCD Atlas of Helium/Neon/Argon Spectra

Spectrographs currently in use at KPNO:

DESI (Dark Energy Survey Instrumemt) - Nicholas U. Mayall 4-meter Telescope (Mayall).

NEID* - WIYN

Hydra instrument information

A Quick Guide to Reducing WIYN Hydra Data

(* NEID is currently being commissioned.)

WIYN IFUs:

SparsePak

HexPak & GradPak

Spectrographs no longer in use at KPNO:

KOSMOS Instrument Manual

Mask Design Software for C/KOSMOS

Low-to-Moderate Resolution Optical Spectroscopy Manual for Kitt Peak

The Mayall R. C. Spectrograph - Instrument Reference Manual

Echelle Spectrograph Instrumentation Operation Manual

Phoenix User's Home Page

IRAF Phoenix Data Reduction Exercise [README]- download the 17MB tar file

Hydra/WIYN Users Manual [PDF Version] -v6

Coudé Spectrograph

Coudé Feed Telescope Help Pages

IR Cryogenic Spectrometer CRSP

FLAMINGOS IR Imaging/Spectrograph Information

The Revised Gold Camera User's Manual

IRMOS Performance Summary 14Mar06

The Multi-Aperture Red Spectrometer (MARS) Manual

NICMASS/Coudé Feed Operating Manual

TIFKAM/ONIS Infrared Imaging Spectrograph - Instrument Reference Manual

Telescope Manuals

Four Meter LTO Handbooks (NOIRLab only)

Miscellaneous

WIYN Autolog - Applicable also for Mayall Instrumentation

Some basic IRAF docs:

IRAF Beginner's Guide

A User's Introducton to the IRAF Command Language

An Introductory Guide to IRAF Scripts

IRAF documentation site