A video overview of the LSST Camera

A pivotal test of the LSST Camera sensors has just been completed using a simple pinhole camera. In the next few months, the LSST Camera team at SLAC will insert the cryostat with the focal plane into the camera body and add the camera’s lenses, shutter, and filter exchange system, making the world’s largest digital camera. By mid-2021, the SUV-sized camera will be ready for final testing before it begins its journey to Chile to be integrated in Rubin Observatory’s Simonyi Survey Telescope.


SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory/Olivier Bonin/NSF/DOE/Rubin Observatory/AURA

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Release date:Sept. 8, 2020, 6:59 p.m.
Related announcements:ann20013
Duration:02 m 36 s
Frame rate:29.97

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