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Table 2

Parameters of the slit losses model.

Parameter Value

Site properties
Paranal latitude ϕ = −24.5 deg
Atmospheric pressure P = 743 mbar
Temperature T = 12°C
Seeing FWHM = 1 arcsec

Observational setup
Slit width w = 1 arcsec
Slit length l = 10 arcsec
Slit orientation PA = 0 deg (north-south)
PA = 90 deg (east-west)
Target declination −75 ≤ δ ≤ + 25 deg
Hour angle 0 ≤ |HA| ≤ 4 h
Exposure time 3600 s

Figures of merit
Spectral distortion Δ = 1 − fo,min/fo,max
Relative flux loss

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