APEX Seen from Above

APEX is a radio telescope over 5000m above sea level in the Atacama desert, in northern Chile. The main dish has a diameter of 12m and consists of 264 aluminium panels. This image was taken by the Wings for Science project.

Credit:

Clem & Adri Bacri-Normier (wingsforscience.com)/ESO

About the Image

Id:wings-science_980
Type:Photographic
Release date:5 April 2013, 11:54
Size:5760 x 3840 px

About the Object

Name:Atacama Pathfinder Experiment
Type:Unspecified : Technology : Observatory : Telescope
Category:APEX

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