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Old 09-09-2020, 09:07 PM
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Sensors of world's largest digital camera

Now for a scope to mount this on..

https://phys.org/news/2020-09-sensor...X0ExrBj6-KpYWY
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Old 10-09-2020, 10:38 AM
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Absolutely mind blowing!
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Old 10-09-2020, 10:49 AM
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And we struggle to get that kind of optical correction on a 44mm circle
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Amazing

"Over 10 years, the camera will collect images of about 20 billion galaxies."

...and even more images of Starlink Satellites.. ..

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Could it photograph the Moon landing sites and put an end to the Moon landing hoax conspiracy folk...mmm probably not as they would only say those photos were faked...nevertheless I wonder if it could...
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Could it photograph the Moon landing sites and put an end to the Moon landing hoax conspiracy folk...mmm probably not as they would only say those photos were faked...nevertheless I wonder if it could...
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Its not a high resolution setup. BIG camera on a big telescope but itís for doing entire sky surveys.
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But the Vera C Rubin installation will have 0.2"/pixel, which isn't bad for 3.5 degree FOV! (optic train will be f/1.23)



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Absolutely incredible technology. Can't wait to see what it produces.

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