Swedish-ESO 15m Submillimeter Telescope (SEST)

The 15m SEST is designed to observe at sub-millimetric wavelengths (almost radio waves). It was built in 1987 on La Silla. The SEST was decommissioned in 2003, as the operations started at the new APEX telescope on Chajnantor.

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ESO/C.Madsen

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Id:esopia00049teles
Type:Photographic
Release date:3 December 2009, 23:18
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About the Object

Name:Swedish–ESO Submillimetre Telescope
Type:• Unspecified : Technology : Observatory : Telescope
• X - La Silla

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