Subaru Gallery

Photos of Construction Work of Subaru Telescope

Inserting the telescope body into the dome
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Telescope parts that have arrived on the summit
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Transportation of the mirror aluminizing chamber
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Transportation of the mirror aluminizing chamber
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Arrival of materials for Subaru at Kawaihae Harbor
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The cargo-unloading at Kawaihae Harbor

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The vacuum aluminizing chamber

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An experiment to determine the enclosure design
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The concrete pier and the foundation of the control building
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The construction of the enclosure

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The primary mirror blank made from the ULE glass material
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The primary mirror being transported on the highway
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The primary mirror being polished

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The fully pre-assembled telescope in Japan
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The primary mirror before aluminizing

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The surface error on the primary mirror (the error is 0.000014 mm)
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Test of the primary mirror
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Actuators
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Actuators and the primary mirror

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Staff conducting observations during First Light
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