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Swedish-ESO Submillimetre Telescope

(SEST)
(former 15 m radio telescope array in Chile)

The Swedish-ESO Submillimetre Telescope (SEST) was a 15-meter millimeter/submillimeter telescope in operation from 1987 to 2003 at La Silla Observatory in Chile. At the beginning of its life, it was the largest sub­millimeter telescope in the southern hemisphere. When it was decommissioned, its bolometer array, SIMBA was used to test Atacama Pathfinder Experiment which was in development.


(radio,telescope,submillimeter,Chile,past,ESO)
Further reading:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Swedish-ESO_Submillimetre_Telescope
https://astronomy.swin.edu.au/cosmos/S/SEST
https://www.eso.org/public/teles-instr/lasilla/swedish/
http://www.apex-telescope.org/sest/
https://ui.adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/1989A%26A...216..315B/abstract
WaveLFreqPhoton
Energy
  
821μm365GHz1.6meVbeginSwedish-ESO Submillimetre Telescope
4.3mm70GHz290μeVendSwedish-ESO Submillimetre Telescope

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