Above Images: (left) MORIS mounted on the side-facing exit window of SpeX; (right) the MORIS control computer mounted in an IRTF cooling bay.

User Information



Gulbis, A.A.S., S.J. Bus, J.L. Elliot, J.T. Rayner, W.E. Stahlberger, F.E. Rojas, E.R. Adams, M.J. Person, R. Chung, A.T. Tokunaga, C.A. Zuluaga, First Results from the MIT Optical Rapid Imaging System (MORIS) on the IRTF: A Stellar Occultation by Pluto and a Transit by Exoplanet XO-2b , PASP, 123, 461-469, 2011.

Gulbis, A.A.S., J.L. Elliot, F.E. Rojas, S.J. Bus, J.T. Rayner, W.E. Stahlberger, A.T. Tokunaga, E.R. Adams, M.J. Person, A New Instrument for the IRTF: the MIT Optical Rapid Imaging System (MORIS), Bull Amer. Ast. Soc. 42(4), 1105, 2010.



* General camera specs.: Andor iXon DU-897

* IRTF MORIS camera specs.: X-3020


MORIS became a facility instrument at the IRTF in 2011. Please direct all questions regarding instrument use to the IRTF.

* IRTF MORIS Website -- information about normal operation

* Windows software usage guide (only when booted under Windows)

* CCD camera: Andor iXon (basic info, and some operation of Windows software)

* GPS: Spectrum Instruments TM-4

Fore-optics box

Engineering Drawing

Filter curves: SDSS, Johnson V, VR, long-pass red (full response of all optics and ccd)

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