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The Subaru Seminar is usually held in Room 104 of the Hilo Base Facility, adjacent to the main lobby. Everyone is welcome to attend. If you are interested in giving a seminar, please contact Subaru seminar organizers (Tae-Soo Pyo, Sherry Yeh, Nagayoshi Ohashi) by email : (please change"_at" to @).

April 25, Friday, at 11:00 am

" Optical Instruments on Large Optical Studies - A Case Study and Prediction about the Future "

Shri R. Kulkarni

(Director of the Caltech Optical Observatories)

In this talk the speaker, SR Kulkarni, first surveys the landscape of optical instruments on large telescopes. As a case study he uses the published output of the Keck Observatory and analyzes the impact and productivity of the different instruments. In the second part of the talk the speaker looks at the cost growth of optical instruments and makes some predictions of optical astronomical instrumentation.

Seminars are also held at JAC, CFHT, and IfA.

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