Kepler Charge Coupled Device
March 4, 2009
One of the 42 charged couple devices (CCDs) used in the Kepler focal plane array mounted in its shipping container. Each CCD is 2.8 by 3.0 cm with 1024 by 1100 pixels. The entire focal plane contains 95 mega pixels. The CCDs were manufactured by e2v of Chelmsford, England.
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