Current Status

Telescope status

Instrument status

  • IRD (Infrared Doppler) will be available under a "shard-risk" mode in S18B.
  • Hyper Suprime-Cam (HSC) is available under a "shared-risk" mode in S18B.
  • VAMPIRES can be operated simultaneously with CHARIS/SCExAO NIR observations.

User support

  • The observing planning tool, hskymon, is updated (ver 3.6.2). It is useful for checking target visibility, finding standard star, checking finding chart, searching AO guide stars, etc. (2018/07/16)

General enquiries may be directed to Dr. Tae-Soo Pyo (

06 August, 2018

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