Tele­scope scans four times a day

Science Illustrated - - SPACE TELESCOPES -

Gaia’s sen­si­tive sen­sors and mir­rors al­low the 2 t tele­scope to make ac­cu­rate mea­sure­ments. The starlight is re­flected by 10 mir­rors, be­fore it is de­tected by a sen­sor with an ac­cu­racy of 1 bil­lion pix­els.

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