Principal Investigators: 
Scott Trager, Gavin Dalton

Local contact person:
Antonio Frasca

WEAVE is a new multi-object survey spectrograph for the 4.2-m William Herschel Telescope (WHT) at the Observatorio del Roque de los Muchachos, on La Palma in the Canary Islands. It will allow astronomers to take optical spectra of up to ~1000 targets over a two-degree field of view in a single exposure (MOS), or to carry out integral-field spectroscopy using 20 deployable mini integral-field units (mIFUs) or one large fixed integral-field unit (LIFU). WEAVE’s fibre-fed spectrograph comprises two arms, one optimised for the blue and one for the red, and offers two possible spectroscopic resolutions, 5000 and 20,000.

Main other institutes involved besides INAF

RALSpace (UK), Dept. of Physics Oxford (UK), Kapteyn Institut – Groningen (NE), ING La Palma (SPAIN), GEPI – Observatoire de Paris, etc.
OACT people involved in the project:

Antonio Frasca, Javier Alonso Santiago

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