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What you did was to switch in a Coudé mirror, which sends the light down the equatorial mount as you described, to other instruments (besides the original focal point of the secondary mirror) There are several designs to a Coudé path. The simplest uses a flat mirror and then places a second camera at the re-positioned focal plane, or re-images that focal ...


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You correctly state that neutrinos do not interact too often. The physical parameter describing that is the effective cross-section. So what you observe in a detector is not the neutrino itself, but secondary particles, e.g. muons. Colloquially put, you may regard anything with high mass (density) in between the neutrino source and your instrument (to detect ...


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High energy muon neutrinos occasionally interact and produce a muon. Energy and momentum must be conserved in the process and the muon heads off in the same direction as the neutrino. The relativistic muon can then be tracked by a network of detectors which are sensitive to the Cerenkov radiation produced when muons travel faster than the speed of light in ...


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