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)

About the Image

Id:apex-at-night-vieira
Type:Photographic
Release date:3 July 2011, 16:56
Size:4752 x 3168 px

About the Object

Name:Atacama Pathfinder Experiment
Type:Unspecified : Technology : Observatory : Telescope
Category:APEX

Image Formats

Large JPEG
3.7 MB
Screensize JPEG
162.6 KB

Zoomable


Wallpapers

1024x768
191.6 KB
1280x1024
331.7 KB
1600x1200
494.4 KB
1920x1200
585.9 KB
2048x1536
836.0 KB

 

Also see our