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Kepler Focal Plane Array
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Kepler Focal Plane Array

March 4, 2009
The focal plane consists of an array of 42 charge coupled devices (CCDs). Each CCD is 2.8 by 3.0 cm with 1024 by 1100 pixels. The entire focal plane contains 95 mega pixels.