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PF-QHY: Prime Focus QHY Camera

— Prime Focus (WEAVE optics) sCMOS camera. —

First light (at ING): 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).

Time allocations:
Nights scheduled since semester 2007B

Instrument information:

Research impact:

Scientific highlights (3)

Publications (7 from ING paper count)

Public outreach:

Media releases (8)


Photo archive (3)

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Last modified: 08 November 2023