APEX Image Calendar, December 2010 — Chajnantor at Sunrise

A very cold sunrise at the APEX Telescope after a snowstorm on the Chajnantor plateau in Chile's Atacama region. APEX looks at the cold, dusty, and distant Universe, often difficult to observe with other types of telescopes.

Credit:

F. MacAuliffe/ESO/APEX (MPIfR/ESO/OSO)

About the Image

Id:p9040028_cc
Type:Photographic
Release date:10 March 2010, 10:24
Size:1600 x 1200 px

About the Object

Name:Atacama Pathfinder Experiment
Type:• Unspecified : Technology : Observatory : Telescope
• X - APEX

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