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Contact: Paul Preuss
DOE/Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

BOSS Fiber Cartridge

Caption: This is one of the BOSS fiber cartridges, containing 1,000 optical fibers that guide light from a "plug plate" targeting specific galaxies and quasars to the spectrograph; Sloan Foundation telescope is in the background.

Credit: Dan Long, Senior Operations Engineer, Apache Point Observatory

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