Date: 05 March 2009 Satellite: Gaia Depicts: Four astrometric field (AF) CCDs Copyright: e2v technologies Show in archive: false
Four astrometric field (AF) CCDs mounted on their test jigs. The CCD is 45 x 59 mm with 8.8 megapixels. The associated field-of-view is 4.4 x 5.8arcminutes. A star will take 4.42 seconds to cross the CCD.