MAGIC Prime Focus




The MAGIC Telescope from the prime focus tower
The MAGIC Telescope from the prime focus tower

The MAGIC telescope has the biggest telescope mirrors in the world. I’ve always wanted to get up the green tower to prime focus, where the light is focused onto the camera.
I finally got up there in July 2014. Even better, my friend Carolin Liefke (from the Max Plank Institute) had a camera with a fisheye lens and the skill to make good use of it.

You can read more about the MAGIC here.

The MAGIC Telescope from the bottom of the prime focus tower
The MAGIC Telescope from the bottom of the prime focus tower

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