[ Back to EurekAlert! ]

Contact: Paul Preuss
paul_preuss@lbl.gov
510-486-6249
DOE/Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Instruments and Mayall

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

Usage Restrictions: With credit

Related news release: Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation gives a big boost to BigBOSS


[ Back to EurekAlert! ]