SO Webloquio: MOSAIC: the multi-object spectrograph for ELT

MOSAIC will be the Multi-Object spectrograph for the ELT telescope. First light for this instrument is foreseen for 2031. MOSAIC is driven by scientific cases that include the study of the first galaxies in the Universe, the evolution of the large scale structure, resolved stellar populations beyond the Local Group, and the formation of exo-planets in different environments, among others. The instrumental concept includes visible spectrographs (covering from 0.45nm to 0.8nm), and near infrared spectrographs (covering from 0.8nmto 1.8nm), and different observing modes like HMM (high multiplex mode, in both visible and near infrared, up to ~200 targets per shot), and HDM (high definition mode, only in near infrared, up to ~10 targets per shot). This colloquim will give a detailed update of the state of the instrument, both from the technological and scientific points of view.

18/11/2021 - 12:30
Dr Lidia Tasca
Laboratoire d'Astrophysique de Marseille, France.