Dark Energy Camera

From The New York Times, Oct. 16, 2017: This is the first time LIGO has discovered anything that regular astronomers could see and study. One of the group of astronomers who spotted the speck of light was led by Marcelle Soares-Santos of Brandeis University and using the Dark Energy Camera.

From Naperville Community Television, March 18, 2016: The Art of Darkness exhibit in the Fermilab Art Gallery shows off the capabilities of the Dark Energy Camera. The exhibit runs through April 29.

The Dark Energy Camera has 74 CCDs, which allows it to take high-resolution images. Reidar Hahn took this photograph, which is on display in the Fermilab Art Gallery as part of the “Art of Darkness” exhibit.