Massively multiplexed spectroscopy with MSE: Science, Project and Vision

Massively multiplexed spectroscopy with MSE: Science, Project and Vision In late February, more than 90 astronomers and engineers gathered in Tucson for the workshop “Massively multiplexed spectroscopy with MSE: Science, Project and Vision”. This meeting brought together the MSE Project Office, the Science Team, and members of the international community,…

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MSE@AAS233

MSE@AAS233 The MSE team were at the 233rd meeting of the American Astronomical Society, held in Seattle, January 6 – 10 2019. Read More

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A Tale of Two Mirrors

A Tale of Two Mirrors An important decision for the MSE project is now being made, as the project selects which primary mirror technology to move ahead with. Read More

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Registration now open for MSE Science Meeting

Massively multiplexed spectroscopy with MSE: Science, Project and Vision Tuesday 26 – Thursday 28 February 2019 at the DoubleTree by Hilton, Tucson Reid Park, in Tucson, Arizona. The meeting will be hosted by our colleagues at the National Optical Astronomy Observatory (NOAO) in collaboration with the Maunakea Spectroscopic Explorer (MSE)…

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Project Book Now Available

Introducting the Maunakea Spectroscopic Explorer 2018 Book The Maunakea Spectroscopic Explorer 2018 book has been published. The book is a detailed engineering description of the new observatory. It summarizes the technical status of MSE along with our science motivations and plan to progress the project forward. In total, the book…

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A Highly Multiplexed Science Team!

New scientists are joining MSE at an amazing rate…in response to our call for new science team members that was issued in March this year, the science team has more than tripled in size, from just over 100 members to 326 members as of September 26th! Read More

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Call for Maunakea Spectroscopic Explorer Science Team Membership

The Maunakea Spectroscopic Explorer (MSE) is a proposed 11.25m wide field (1.5 square degree) telescope equipped with a suite of dedicated multi-object spectrographs that will obtain more than 4000 optical and near-infrared astronomical spectra per pointing. To join the Science Team to participate in the next phase of its science…

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