Matthias Dietrich has performed a comprehensive analysis of wavelength calibration with OSMOS using the MDM calibration system and kindly made all of these data available. Below are his data, which include line lists, line identification figures, and some fits.

The line lists are based on data from the NIST Atomic Database and include their relative strength information. The wavelengths of all lines are given in air.

Matthias' recommendations for wavelength calibrations are Argon for the Inner/Red slit and Xenon for the Center slit. In both cases he exposed for 300s with the 1.2" slit (scale exposure time upwards if using a narrower slit) and then used a 4th order polynomial for the dispersion solution. Note that cruder wavelength calibrations can be obtained relatively quickly with 5s (again for the 1.2" slit) observations of the Neon and/or HgNe lamps.

Argon Line List for OSMOS [txt]

- Inner Slit Line Identifications [pdf]
- Inner Slit Line Identifications (zoom in y) [pdf]
- Lines vs. Pixels [pdf]
- Wavelength Solution Fit to Inner Slit [pdf]
- Solution for Pixels vs. Wavelength [txt]
- Solution for Wavelength vs. Pixels [txt]

- Center Slit Line Identifications [pdf]
- Center Slit Line Identifications (zoom in y) [pdf]
- Solution for Pixels vs. Wavelength [txt]
- Solution for Wavelength vs. Pixels [txt]

Xenon Line List for OSMOS [txt]

- Inner Slit Line Identifications [pdf]
- Inner Slit Line Identifications (zoom in y) [pdf]
- Solution for Pixels vs. Wavelength [txt]
- Solution for Wavelength vs. Pixels [txt]

- Center Slit Line Identifications [pdf]
- Center Slit Line Identifications (zoom in y) [pdf]
- Lines vs. Pixels [pdf]
- Wavelength Solution Fit to Center Slit [pdf]
- Solution for Pixels vs. Wavelength [txt]
- Solution for Wavelength vs. Pixels [txt]

HgNe Line List for OSMOS [txt]

- Center Slit Line Identifications [pdf]
- Solution for Pixels vs. Wavelength [txt]
- Solution for Wavelength vs. Pixels [txt]

- Inner Slit Line Identifications [pdf]
- Inner Slit Line Identifications (zoom in y) [pdf]
- Solution for Pixels vs. Wavelength [txt]
- Solution for Wavelength vs. Pixels [txt]

Neon Line List for OSMOS [txt]

- Inner Slit Line Identifications[pdf]
- Inner Slit Line Identifications (zoom in y)[pdf]
- Solution for Pixels vs. Wavelength [txt]
- Solution for Wavelength vs. Pixels [txt]

- Center Slit Line Identifications [pdf]
- Center Slit Line Identifications (zoom in y) [pdf]
- Solution for Pixels vs. Wavelength [txt]
- Solution for Wavelength vs. Pixels [txt]

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Updated: 2011 June 7 [pm]