Credit: T. Hurteau, Yale, P. Marenfeld & NOAO/AURA/NSF

After quick makeover, KPNO camera sees redder better

The Mosaic-3 camera, mounted on the 4-m Mayall, is on a two-year mission to image the sky in preparation for the Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument. Now equipped with cutting-edge, red-sensitive charge-coupled devices (CCDs, top inset image) and new mechanical components (including the focal plate; bottom inset image), Mosaic-3 is the product of a small collaboration of scientists and engineers at Berkeley Lab, Yale University, and NOAO.

Read more in the Berkeley Lab Press Release.

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