The detectors of OmegaCAM

The OmegaCAM camera lies at the heart of the VST. This view shows its 32 CCD detectors that together create 268-megapixel images. OmegaCAM was designed and built by a consortium including institutes in the Netherlands, Germany and Italy with major contributions from ESO.

Credit:

ESO/INAF-VST/OmegaCAM/O. Iwert

About the Image

Id:eso1119j
Type:Photographic
Release date:8 June 2011, 12:00
Related releases:eso1119
Size:1360 x 1020 px

About the Object

Name:OmegaCAM
Type:Unspecified : Technology : Observatory : Instrument
Category:Survey Telescopes

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