Cherenkov Telescope Array-South in operation (artist's impression)

CTA is a global initiative to build the world’s largest and most sensitive high energy gamma-ray observatory. Gamma rays are electromagnetic radiation of very high energy, emitted by the hottest and most extreme objects in the Universe — supermassive black holes, supernovae and maybe even remnants of the Big Bang. Read more about CTA on its dedicated web page

Credit:

G. Perez, IAC

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Id:eso1841c
Release date:20 December 2018, 12:00
Related releases:eso1841
Duration:18 s
Frame rate:30 fps

About the Object

Name:Cherenkov Telescope Array
Type:Unspecified : Technology : Observatory
Category:Paranal

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