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Science Instruments: Advanced CCD Imaging Spectrometer

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1. View of ACIS as seen by HRMA
From this view, you can see the ACIS focal plane array as it would appear from the vantage point of looking down the telescope. The CCD chips are in the square (imaging) and rectangular (spectroscoping) arrays. In a flight configuration, you would not see the arrays, as the optical blocking filters would be in place.

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2. View of Focal Plane connected to backplate
The flex prints from the CCDs wrap around and are attached to the feed thru connectors on the detector housing backplate, shown below the focal plane.

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3. View of Focal Plane connected to backplate (non-text version)
The flex prints from the CCDs wrap around and are attached to the feed thru connectors on the detector housing backplate, shown below the focal plane.

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