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CARA Science: IRPS
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The Infrared Photometer/Spectrometer (IRPS) was in operation
from 1993-1996. It was designed to measure the sky brightness at
1-5 microns with a single-element InSb detector, broadband filters,
and a low-resolution CVF spectrometer.
- Phillips, A., Burton, M.G., Ashley, M.C.B., Storey, J.W.V., Lloyd, J.P.,
Harper, D.A., & Bally, J. 1999, ApJ, submitted, "The Near-Infrared
Sky Emission at the South Pole in Winter".
- Some IRPS sky brightness results can be found on
the SPIREX results page.
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IRPS is based at the University of New South Wales, Australia, as
part of JACARA,
the Joint Australian Center for Astrophysical Research in Antarctica.
For more information, contact Michael Burton,
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