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AMBER team at Paranal
6. First observations
Host of AMBER: the VLTI
4. Installation of the cryogenic pipes
VLT activities and sceneries during the AMBER integration
2. Optical alignment of the warm optics
The AMBER AIV web page by Andrea Richichi
3. Installation of the spectrograph and the detector
1. Mounting the warm optomecanics

5. Global optical alignments
Wednesday 10 March 2004, by Florentin Millour

First optical alignments on AMBER


AMBER general view normal size
high resolution
The optical AMBER table as it shows at the beginning of March 2004
AMBER general view from the other side normal size
high resolution
The same but taken from another point of view
Third AMBER general view with Etienne Le Coarer working on it normal size
high resolution
The same with Etienne Le Coarer working on it


aligning high resolution Pierre Kern looking at the optical alignment of the Calibration and Alignment Unit
aligning and aligning high resolution Alain Delboulbé doing the same
The VLTI focal Lab. high resolution The VLTI focal Laboratory with, from front to back : MIDI, VINCI and AMBER


The J and H spatial filters high resolution The J and H bands spatial filters of AMBER
Aligning... high resolution Pierre Kern aligning a fiber head
SFJ-H-K high resolution All the spatial filters of AMBER, with also the Atmospheric Dispersion Compensator

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