NOAO System Technology Center

Mosaic-1 Upgrade

First Light Achieved!

 

The following pictures were taken on October 22 and 23, 2010 with the new Mosaic Imager.

This is a raw image of the object observed with the first on-sky exposure of the night.

 

Image of ngc40 after basic image reduction. The rich star field shows the decent PSF across the entire field of view.

 

Picture of the moon.

 

Image of M33 (with a large sky gradient from the Moon) after basic image reduction.