There are 42 CCDs in Kepler's focal plane array. Each CCD measures 2.8 by 3.0 centimeters and has a resolution of 1,024 by 1,100 pixels, and the entire array is rated at 95 megapixels, according to NASA.
March 5, 2009 3:57 PM PST
Photo by: NASA and Ball Aerospace
| Caption by: Jonathan Skillings
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