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Summary: CAFOS is a focal-reducer designed to work with a CCD detector at the RC focus of the 2.2 telescope at the Calar Alto observatory. 
Current Detector: CCD SITE#1d. [2x2k 24 pixel]    (see the Calar Alto CCD's information)
Focal Station: RC focus
Instrument Responsible: Ulrich Thiele
Contact: coords@caha.es

General Info
Overview 
User's manual
(pdf version)
Calibrations 
Detector characteristics
Zero points
Atlas of  the lines for the calibration lamps 
Software tools 
Signal Calculator for imaging 
Instrument news and status
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The instrument has been founded by the Spanish Ministery of Science ICTS project ICTS-2009-32 (using FEDER funds). Fondo Europeo de Desarrollo Regional, "Una manera de hacer Europa".