It is difficult to grasp the size of the volume of the KM3NeT detectors. The instrumented sea volume is in the range of cubic kilometres, while the dimensions of the optical modules is only about 30 cm.
View from inside a detector building block of detection units. Clearly visible the yellow buoy of a near by detection unit. (Copyright Edward Berbee/Nikhef)
Top view of a detector building block. (Copyright Marco Kraan/Nikhef)
Impression of the launcher vehicle floating to the sea surface and on its way rotating and releasing the optical modules one by one.(Copyright Marijn van der Meer/Quest)
Impression of a sea campaign with deployment of multiple detection units. (Copyright Marijn van der Meer/Quest)
Impression made by Astrid Chantelauze for the Helmholtz Alliance for Astroparticle Physics. Under Creative Common: CC BY-NC 4.0 https://creativecommons.org/licences/by-nc/4.0