F5 ball keeper, with balls and magnets
F5 ball keeper in F5 bore hole in camera block
Preparing to install F5 lens cells into camera block
Assembled F/5 camera unit in camera block
And then I busted the front lens... Yes, I used the aeroduster. Yes, it put a spot of cryojunk on the surface of the BaF2 lens. Yes, the lens spidered in a millisecond...
Back end of camera block, showing F5 at far left, TT, PV covered in protective plastic. F/17 not yet installed.
Details of exit end of F/5 wide-field camera unit in camera block. This exit lens has strong curvature (negative power), allowing viewing the full insides of the F/5 camera unit.