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APEX control building on Chajnantor

View of  the Atacama Pathfinder Experiment control building on the Chajnantor plain of the Chilean Andes, 5000 m above sea level. APEX is a collaboration between the Max Planck Institut für Radioastronomie, Onsala Space Observatory (OSO) and ESO. The telescope was manufactured by VERTEX Antennentechnik in Duisburg, Germany. Astronomers observing with APEX can see cold dust and gas in both the Milky Way and in distant galaxies.

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About the Image

Id:dsc_0079
Type:Photographic
Release date:31 March 2010, 17:05
Size:3008 x 2000 px

About the Object

Name:Chajnantor
Type:• Unspecified : Technology : Observatory : Facility
• X - APEX

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