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CorMASS Optical Bench
All element mounts are 6016 T6 aluminum.
Mount surfaces are coated with a mixture of black polyurethane,
Aeroglaze Z-306 paint and carbon black powder for stray light reduction.
Back plane dimentions are 14.5" by 6.5".

Palomar 60-inch Telescope
The telescope is a Ritchey-Chretien design

CorMASS dewar and electronics box CorMASS mounted at the f/8.75 Cassegrain focus of the Palomar 60-inch telescope.
The data electronics box is mounted at left.

CorMASS at VATT
Matt Nelson and Chuck Henderson check out CorMASS at the VATT Cassegrain Focus (December 2002).

CorMASS at APO
Mike Skrutskie and JD Smith with CorMASS during its first run on the APO 3.5 meter (May 2004).

CorMASS at Magellan
CorMASS mounted at the Clay 6.5 meter Magellan telescope (April 2005).

CorMASS Optical Bench
The CorMASS optical bench (April 2005).

CorMASS at Magellan
CorMASS gets hoisted into place on the Nasmyth port of the Clay 6.5 meter Magellan telescope (April 2005).

For additional information please e-mail John Wilson: jcw6z@virginia.edu.


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