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Advanced Calibration for Quantitative Astrophysics: 2nd Generation VLT Instruments and Beyond

Part of the Astrophysics and Space Science Proceedings book series (ASSSP)

We describe the activities of the Calibration and Modeling Support Group (CMG) in ESO’s Instrumentation division related to the calibration and physical description of the instrument with the objective to support the data reduction of science data and to facilitate operations. We summarize the concept and lessons learned with a view to future applications in 2nd generation VLT instruments and beyond.

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Standard Star Wavelength Calibration Instrument Team Wavelength Standard Echelle Spectrometer 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.ESOGarchingGermany

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