The Wide Field Spectrograph (WiFeS): Performance and data reduction
ABSTRACT This paper describes the on-telescope performance of the Wide Field Spectrograph (WiFeS). The design characteristics of this instrument, at the Research School of Astronomy and Astrophysics (RSAA) of the Australian National University (ANU) and mounted on the ANU 2.3 m telescope at the Siding Spring Observatory has been already described in an earlier paper (Dopita et al. in Astrophys. Space Sci. 310:255, 2007). Here we describe the throughput, resolution and stability of the instrument, and describe some minor issues which have been encountered. We also give a description of the data reduction pipeline, and show some preliminary results. Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 2010.