Instrument Photos

CorMASS Optical Bench
All element mounts are 6016 T6 aluminum.
Mount surfaces are coated with a mixture of black polyurethane
Aeroglaze Z-306 Paint and carbon black powder for stray light reduction.
Back plane dimentions are 14.5" by 6.5".

Palomar 60-inch
The telescope is a Ritchey-Chretien design

CorMASS dewar and electronics box
CorMASS mounted at the f/8.75 Cassegrain focus of the Palomar 60-inch telescope.
The data electronics box is mounted at left.