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Milagro

(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)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Milagro_(experiment)
http://scipp.ucsc.edu/personnel/milagro.html
PrefixExampleSurvey/Catalog  
MGROMGRO J1908+06Milagro 

Referenced by:
Cherenkov detector
High-altitude Water Cherenkov Observatory (HAWC)

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