LSST Camera has room for 40 full Moons

The LSST Camera’s focal plane has a surface area large enough to capture a portion of the sky about the size of 40 full Moons. Its resolution is so high that you could spot a golf ball from 24 km (15 miles) away.

Credit:

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

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