NEWFIRM Optics

NEWFIRM Passes Key Tests |  The optical system for the NOAO Extremely Wide-Field Infrared Imager (NEWFIRM) instrument passed a major milestone on August 14 with highly successful optical bench tests for alignment and on-axis focus. NEWFIRM is on track to see first light in 2007.

Image Credit: R. Probst and NOAO/AURA/NSF