APEX Image Calendar, September 2010 — Chajnantor from above

A far-off view of APEX, the Atacama Pathfinder Experiment telescope, located at 5100 metres above sea level on the Chajnantor plateau in Chile's Atacama region. APEX is the largest submillimetre-wavelength telescope operating in the southern hemisphere, observing the cold and distant Universe for astronomers.

Credit:

A. Lundgren/ESO/APEX (MPIfR/ESO/OSO)

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About the Image

Id:dsc_4359b_cc
Type:Photographic
Release date:9 March 2010, 18:34
Size:1504 x 1000 px

About the Object

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

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