(gamma ray telescope using Cherenkov radiation)
Milagro was a Cherenkov gamma-ray telescope
telescope at the Fenton Hill Observatory in New Mexico
operating from about 1999 to 2008,
looking to record gamma-ray photons by catching
the resulting Cherenkov radiation in a pond.
It was located at an altitude of 2530m
and aimed at photons in the TeV range.
(gamma rays,telescope,ground,New Mexico,past)
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High-altitude Water Cherenkov Observatory (HAWC)