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Amazing Photos from Dark Energy Camera in Chile

Artist's Rendering of Dark Energy Camera

Fermilab/Dark Energy Survey Collaboration.

An artist's rendering of the Dark Energy Camera inside the frame that supports the camera in the Blanco telescope.

Artist's Rendering of Dark Energy Camera

Fermilab/DES collaboration.

An artist’s rendering of the 570-megapixel Dark Energy Camera.

Galaxy Clusters From Dark Energy Camera

Dark Energy Survey Collaboration.

A simulation of a photo of galaxy clusters taken by the Dark Energy Camera. A single camera image captures an area 20 times the size of the moon as seen from Earth.

Blanco Telescope in Chile

T. Abbott and NOAO/AURA/NSF.

The Blanco telescope in Chile.

Blanco Telescope in Chile

T. Abbott and NOAO/AURA/NSF.

The Blanco telescope in Chile as seen at nighttime.

Blanco Telescope in Chile

NOAO/AURA/NSF.

The Blanco telescope in Chile as seen from the air.

Blanco Telescope in Chile

CTIO/AURA/NSF.

The 4 meter Blanco telescope. The green circle marks the location of the prime focus cage where the Dark Energy Camera will be mounted.

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