Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope


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Canada–France–Hawaii Telescope

(CFHT) A 3.6-meter telescope at the Mauna Kea Observatory, Hawaii, that began regular operations in 1980 and is used for optical and infrared studies, mainly by Canadian and French observers and the University of Hawaii. It has a Cer-Vit primary mirror with Cassegrain (f/8), coudé (f/20), and prime (f/3.8) foci, and an equatorial mounting.
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OSSOS is based on observations obtained with MegaPrime/MegaCam, a joint project of the Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope (CFHT) and CEA/DAPNIA, and on data produced and hosted at the Canadian Astronomy Data Centre.
6-meter Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope, participants in the Supernova Legacy Survey (SNLS) are on track to detect hundreds of Type Ia supernovae billions of light-years distant.
To measure the field, Claude Catala of the Observatory of Paris and his colleagues examined the polarization of light from the star using a device on the Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope on Hawaii's Manna Kea.
The planet was discovered by researchers at the University of Montreal, who consulted with French colleagues and data from the Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope and the European Southern Observatory's Very Large Telescope.
A newly installed infrared camera on the Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope, located on Hawaii's Mauna Kea, pin-pointed the crash and for at least 75 seconds, observed the expansion of the dust cloud generated by the high-speed impact.
6-meter Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope to identify two spectral features of ionized calcium flagging the planet's hot "footprint" on the star.
The two supernovae, identified as SN2213 and SN1000+2016, were discovered in image data obtained via the Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope Legacy Survey.
Buffy's orbit has an even more extreme incline of 47[degrees], Christian Veillet of the Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope on Mauna Kea and his colleagues report.
6-meter Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope on Mauna Kea, Hawaii--sometimes taking turns at the controls on the same night.
Using images from the giant Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope (CFHT) the researchers calculated superluminous supernovae were at least ten times more common then than now.
Isobel Hook of the University of Oxford in England and her colleagues identified 71 of these supernovas in images taken by the Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope atop Hawaii's Mauna Kea.
6-meter Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope and the 88-inch University of Hawaii telescope on Mauna Kea, Hawaii.

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