Dr. Rosalie McGurk

Welcome!  I'm an Instrumentation Postdoctoral Fellow at Carnegie Observatories in Pasadena, California.

I am working with Steve Shectman to design and build the Reformatting Optically Sensitive IMACS-Enhancing Integral Field Unit (ROSIE IFU) for the IMACS wide-field camera spectrograph on the Magellan Baade Telescope at Las Campanas Observatory.  I am also helping to build a new near-infrared multi-object spectrograph for Magellan with configurable cryogenic slits and full JHK band coverage.  

Beyond instrumentation, I am finishing a project hunting for pairs of AGNs present in double-peaked emission line merging galaxies in the near-IR and X-rays.  I have also begun a near-IR spectroscopy project to examine and characterize the multiphase near-IR outflows found in low star formation rate surface density galaxies previously thought incapable of driving outflows.

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