|FORS 1 Blue CCD Upgrade
CCD Test Report
Front view of the Fors 1 upgrade cryostat with the front flange
|The FORS 1 blue CCD upgrade was
installed in Paranal between Jan/26/2007 and Feb/04/2007 on the FORS 1
instrument in VLT/Kueyen.
FORS 1 upgrade employs a mosaic of two E2V CCDs. The cooling of the CCD is performed by a standard ESO bath cryostat. This system uses a FIERA controller for CCD readout.
Further information about FORS 1 + 2:
Last update: May/08/2007