Don’t drop it!

On April 25th, the APOGEE spectrograph arrived at Apache Point Observatory, ready for installation in the SDSS buildings and in preparation for first astronomical light. We provide below some photos of the arrival.

Above: Outside the 2.5m SDSS telescope being prepared for lowering into the SDSS-III spectrograph room.

Above: Don’t drop it!

Above: Finally inside!

Photos by Gretchen Van Doren

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