Mauna Kea Infrared

CoCo: A cold coronagraphic camera

Built for JPL, CoCo was designed to explore coronagraphic observations in the infrared spectrum and has produced some interesting results. CoCo operates in the wavelengths from 1 to 5 microns and is used with NSFCAM at the NASA Infrared Telescope Facility (IRTF).

Comparison of CoCo performance to HST Copyright Mauna Kea © 2003