APEX at Night

The APEX Telescope under the starry sky, at an altitude of 5100 metres on the Chajnantor plateau, in the Chilean Andes. APEX, the Atacama Pathfinder Experiment, is a 12-metre antenna that observes the Universe at millimetre and submillimetre wavelengths. In the background on the right is the 5600-metre-high Cerro Chajnantor.

Credit:

J. Vieira/APEX (MPIfR/ESO/OSO)

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Id:apex-at-night-vieira
Type:Photographic
Release date:3 July 2011, 16:56
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Name:Atacama Pathfinder Experiment
Type:• Unspecified : Technology : Observatory : Telescope
• X - APEX

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