Hydra Optical Spectrograph

Hydra is a multi-object, fiber-fed spectrograph, Cassegrain instrument on the Blanco 4.0-m Telescope. It has 138 large (~300 micron) fibers.

Detector: SITe 4Kx2K 
FOV: 40 arcmin
Resolution < 50,000
Wavelength range:
0.32-0.90 micron

Hydra CTIO Instrument Scientist

David James

Note that we are in the process of migrating web content to this new Hydra CTIO website.
If you are unable to find what you are looking for, please check the old Hydra CTIO site.