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H.E.S.S.II camera on a maintenance support.

This LEGO modèle represent the camera of the big telescope of the H.E.S.S.

array. In order to realize this model, 127 pieces have been used and the support

structure (red part) is also made of LEGO pieces. In the reality, it lies on

rails used to move the camera during the loading and unloading process. The true

camera is 227 cm wide x 240 cm high x 184 cm deep for a total weight of 3 tons.

Mini loading system of the H.E.S.S. II camera

Shelter of the H.E.S.S. II camera

3D render of the loading system in LEGO Technic

This model present the H.E.S.S. II camera loading system. Made of LEGO Technic,

it reproduce the real movements of the loading system.