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Imaging System


The parameters of direct relevance to the imaging system of the SDSS are presented in Table 1. Since york00 was published, we have learned a great deal about our filter and detector system, and a preliminary discussion of these matters is given below, as are some details concerning the geometry of the great-circle Time Delay Integration (TDI, or Drift Scan) stripes which cover the survey area.

Michael Strauss
Thu Jan 30 11:15:34 EST 2003