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CTA Small Telescope

The mechanical structure of the prototype small-size CTA telescope is almost ready. The telescope has been pre-assembled in Ponar-Żywiec factory in mid- October. After performing basic functionality tests at the producer site the structure will yet be de-assembled for painting. It will be  installed at the test site at the Institute of Nuclear Physics PAS in Kraków by the end of November. The site work is in progress. Control electronics allowing for basing movement of the telescope is almost completed. Nicolaus Copernicus Center is a member od Polish CTA Consortium.


More pictures (copy rights: Jacek Niemiec).