LSST Camera focal plane being assembled

Crews at SLAC have taken the first 3200-megapixel image with the complete focal plane of the LSST Camera, the future “eye” of Vera C. Rubin Observatory. This is the largest digital image ever taken in a single shot.

Credit:

Greg Stewart/SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory/NSF/DOE/Rubin Observatory/AURA

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Id:ann20013c
Type:Photographic
Release date:Sept. 8, 2020, 6:59 p.m.
Related announcements:ann20013
Size:5602 x 2160 px

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