Contact: Paul Preuss
DOE/Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Caption: The BigBOSS experiment adds a new widefield, prime focus corrector to the Mayall four-meter telescope. A focal array with 5,000 optical fibers, individually positioned by robotic actuators, delivers light to a set of 10 three-arm spectrometers.
Credit: Lawrence Berkeley National Laborator, and background photo by Mark Duggan
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