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NEID has shipped for WIYN!

This morning the first truck left from Penn State for WIYN university. This truck along with NEID also contains the etalon and the calibration bench for the system. It was surely a nerve wracking few bits when the entire instrument … Continue reading

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Successful Pre-Ship Review!

NEID successfully passed its Pre Ship Review, held on the 17th and 18th of September 2019, at the Penn Stater Hotel & Conference Center. Time to ship to WIYN!  

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The NEID spectrograph – Optical Fiber Train

Optical fibers are thin waveguides made of glass and are used for transportation of light. Widely used in the telecommunication industry, in the 1980s they started to be used in astronomy to couple light from the telescope focus to highly … Continue reading

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