Building a VISTA image

Because the VISTA camera has large gaps between the chips multiple images need to be taken at slightly different pointings so that an image covering a contiguous piece of sky can be reconstructed. This picture shows how six different "paw print" exposures are combined to make one "tile", shown on the right.



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Release date:10 December 2009, 23:35
Size:3060 x 2508 px

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