Spectrographs


Comparable spectrographs in the near infrared


Acronym Name Telescope Year
NIRSPEC Near InfraRed SPECtrograph Keck II 1999
PHOENIX A cryogenic, long slit, high resolution infrared spectrograph Gemini South 2001
CRIRES CRyogenic high-resolution InfraRed Échelle Spectrograph Very Large Telescope UT1 2006
TEXES Texas Echelon Cross Échelle Spectrograph Gemini North 2006†
T-EDI TripleSpec - Exoplanet Discovery Instrument Mt. Palomar 200 inch telescope 2008†
IR ET Infrared Exoplanet Tracker ARC 3.5 m Apache Point Observatory 2010
GIANO A bifront infrared spectrometer highly optimized both for low and high spectral resolution Telescopio Nazionale Galileo 2012
FIRST Florida InfraRed Silicon immersion grating spectromeTer T13 2.0 m Automatic Spectroscopic Telescope 2013
HPF Habitable zone Planet Finder Hobby-Eberly Telescope 2015
SPIRou A nIR high-precison-RV échelle spectropolarimeter for CFHT Canada-France-Hawai'i Telescope 2017
IRD Infrared Doppler instrument Subaru >2014
SIMPLE A "simple" high resolution near infrared spectrograph European-Extremely Large Telescope E-ELT >2020
NAHUAL Near-infrAred High-resolUtion spectrogrAph for pLanet hunting Gran Telescopio Canarias Cancelled†
UPF UKIRT Planet Finder United Kingdom Infrared Telescope Cancelled†


Comparable spectrographs in the visible


Acronym Name Telescope Year
HIRES HIgh REsolution Échelle Spectrograph Keck I Telescope 1996
FEROS Fiber-fed Extended Range Optical Spectrograph MPG/ESO 2.2 m La Silla 1999 2002
UVES Ultraviolet and Visual Échelle Spectrograph Very Large Telescope UT2 2000
SARG Spettrografo ad Alta Risoluzione Galileo Telescopio Nazionale Galileo 2001
HRS High-Resolution Spectrograph Hobby-Eberly Telescope 2001
HARPS High Accuracy Radial velocity Planet Searcher ESO 3.6m La Silla 2003
SOPHIE Spectrographe pour l'Observation des PHénomenes sIsmologiques et Exoplanétaires 1.93 m Observatoire de Haute Provence 2006
BESO Bochum Échelle Spectrographic Observer 1.5 m Hexapod-Teleskop 2008
PFS Planet Finder Spectrograph Magellan II Telescope 2010
CAFE Calar Alto Fiber-fed Échelle spectrograph 2.2 m Calar Alto 2011
HARPS-North High Accuracy Radial velocity Planet Searcher-North William Herschel Telescope 2012
ESPRESSO Échelle SPectrograph for Rocky Exoplanet- and Stable Spectroscopic Observations Very Large Telescope 2016
HORUS High Optical Resolution Ultra-Stable Spectrograph Gran Telescopio Canarias >2014
CODEX COsmic Dynamics EXperiment European-Extremely Large Telescope E-ELT >2020

Other échelle spectrographs (links at the UCM)