February 11, 1998 Press Contact: Steve Koppes
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Plug–Plate Array

Plug–Plate Array

Plug-Plate ArrayAstrophysicist Rich Kron, of the University of Chicago and Fermilab, inserts optical fibers into a pre-drilled “plug–plate,” part of the Sloan Digital Sky Survey's unique spectrographic system for determining the distances to stars, galaxies and quasars. Photo credit: Thomas Nash A 300 dpi JPEG of this image is also available.

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