Chajnantor, with APEX

The 5,100-m altitude Chajnantor plateau, toward the north. The APEX telescope is visible at a distance, with the site of the ALMA operation site. In the background, a mineral deposits is visible on Cerro Toco. Image taken in December 2005.

Credit:

ESO/H.H.Heyer

About the Image

Id:esopia-chajnantor
Type:Photographic
Release date:3 December 2009, 23:21
Size:4031 x 2687 px

About the Object

Name:Atacama Pathfinder Experiment
Type:• Solar System : Planet : Feature : Surface : Mountain
• Unspecified : Technology : Observatory : Telescope
• X - APEX

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