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Atacama Submillimeter Telescope Experiment

(ASTE)
(ten meter submillimeter telescope in Chile)

The Atacama Submillimeter Telescope Experiment (ASTE) is a 10 meter diameter infrared telescope on the Atacama Desert in Chile. It served as an early prototype of the Atacama Large Millimeter Array dishes and continues to be used for research. Instruments/receivers:

Decommissioned:


(telescope,reflector,infrared,ground,Chile)
Further reading:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Atacama_Submillimeter_Telescope_Experiment
https://alma.mtk.nao.ac.jp/aste/index_e.html
https://ui.adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2005ASPC..344..242K/abstract
http://www.ioa.s.u-tokyo.ac.jp/~kkohno/ASTE/
WaveLFreqPhoton
Energy
  
0.1mm3.0THz12meVendAtacama Submillimeter Telescope Experiment
1mm300GHz1.3meVbeginAtacama Submillimeter Telescope Experiment

Referenced by pages:
Atacama Desert
Llano de Chajnantor Observatory
submillimeter astronomy
transition edge sensor (TES)

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