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DECam Berkeley Lab CCDs

Caption: The Dark Energy Camera is mounted on the Victor Blanco 5-meter telescope at Cerro Tololo. The focal plane consists of 62 large Berkeley Lab CCDs with exceptionally high sensitivity to the near infrared end of the spectrum.

Credit: Photos Roger Smith, NOAO,/AURA/NSF; Blanco webcom; Fermilab; Roy Kaltschmidt, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

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