HET, Hobby-Eberly Telescope

The Hobby-Eberly telescope (HET) is a 11 (9.2) meter telescope built by an international collaboration between the University of Texas at Austin, The Pennsylvania State University and Stanford University in the United States and Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet Muenchen, and Goerg- August-Universitaet Goettingen in Germany.

First Scientific Discovery Made with HET May 20, 1999

First Light of the HET Low-Resolution Spectrograph (LRS) May 2, 1999

HET dedication October 8, 1997

HET sees First Light on 10 Dec 1996!


HET, WWW pages


HET, Hobby-Eberly Telescope Project (PSU, Pennsylvania State University)

HET, Hobby-Eberly Telescope (Univ. Texas Austin, Mt. Fowlkes at McDonald Observatory)

HET, Hobby-Eberly Telescope (Ludwigs-Maximilians-Universität, Munich)

HET Operations Tools (Planning and Monitoring Observations with the HET) (Niall Gaffney)

HET, Hobby-Eberly Telescope Observing Time through the Community Access Program

HET, Hobby-Eberly Telescope Information Page by Michael Eracleous

HET Resident Astronomer Information Page


HET, Instruments


HET Facility Instruments

UFOE, The Upgraded Fiber Optic Echelle

LRS, Marcario Low Resolution Spectrograph

HRS, High-Resolution Spectrograph

JCAM J-Band Camera


HET, Publications


Planning and Scheduling Software for the Hobby*Eberly Telescope (ADASS 96, October 1996) (Niall Gaffney)
The Phase II Language for the Hobby*eberly Telescope (ADASS 97, September 1997) (Niall Gaffney)
VirtualHET: A Simulator for the Hobby-Eberly Telescope ("Object-Oriented Computing in the Natural Sciences" Grenoble, November 1995) (F.V. Hessman)
HET Low-Resolution Spectrograph (MRS) Kona SPIE Conference Papers, 1998


Pictures of the HET


Pictures of the HET (by David Montes, January 1998)

A live snap-shot of the HET

Pictures of the HET (some snapshots by Don Barry)
A visit to the HET (J.W. Glaspey)
Photo-gallery of HET project work
Pictures of the construction of the HET
HET Observatory Dome Hoisted


HET


Lawrence W. Ramsey, (HET Project Scientist) (Dpt. Astronomy & Astrophysics, Pennsylvania State University)
Niall Gaffney (HET Operations Software)
John Glaspey (HET Facility Manager)
Frederic V. Hessman ( University Observatory Göttingen)


Department of Astronomy & Astrophysics The Pennsylvania State University

McDonald Observatory
The Department of Astronomy at the University of Texas at Austin
West Texas Quick Weather

Astrophysics at Stanford University

Ludwig-Maximilians Universitaet Muenchen

University Observatory Göttingen


William P. Hobby

Robert E. Eberly


Telescopios -/- Telescopes ...

David Montes ... dmg@astrax.fis.ucm.es