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PF-QHY: Prime Focus QHY Camera

— Prime Focus (WEAVE optics) sCMOS camera. —


First light: November 2020

Designed and built by: ING

Description: The Prime Focus QHY camera (PF-QHY) is an optical back-illuminated 16-bit sCMOS camera temporarily for use at the prime focus for the new WEAVE optical corrector of the 4.2m William Herschel Telescope (WHT).

Information: http://www.ing.iac.es/astronomy/instruments/pf-qhy/index.html

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Last modified: 27 April 2021