CFHT


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CFHT

Abbrev. for Canada–France–Hawaii Telescope.
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These contracts were awarded after CFHT and Gemini determined that RSC is the most qualified FPA supplier in the world to produce devices meeting their entire set of performance specifications.
CFHT is operated by the National Research Council of Canada, the Institute National des Sciences de lUniverse of the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique of France, and the University of Hawaii, with OSSOS receiving additional access due to contributions from the Institute of Astronomy and Astrophysics, Academia Sinica, National Tsing Hua University, and National Science Council, Taiwan.
The first set of sky images to be inspected in this project is from the CFHT (Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope) legacy survey.
From the CFHT raw data, we can measure the galaxy shapes not only with existing techniques, but also with new competitive algorithms, which lead to some of the best results when applied to the synthetic data of the GREAT10 image processing challenge.
Above is a deep frame from the CFHT Legacy Survey of the sort in which the supernovae were detected.
Although astronomers knew of the presence of a foreground stellar population since the 1960s, the new CFHT observations revealed that this population is more massive than first thought, and it is not uniformly distributed, clustering around the star iota Ori at the southern tip of Orion's sword.