The hexapods provide a real-time focus and alignment system to maintain high image quality. The Blanco telescope has a 4-meter diameter mirror, which weighs 34,000 lbs. This is relevant as a result of the sturdy telescope structure can support the mass of DECam and the extensive area design of the mirror offers one of many few existing platforms for efficient extensive subject surveys. The Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory led the camera installation with intense and lively participation by the DECam design and development group. Installation started in January 2011 and was completed in September 2012.
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