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University of Tokyo Atacama Observatory

(TAO, Tokyo Atacama Observatory)
(observatory for a 6.5m infrared telescope under construction)

The University of Tokyo Atacama Observatory (TAO or Tokyo Atacama Observatory) is an observatory under development on the 5600m peak, Cerro Chajnantor, on the Atacama Desert in Chile, to host a 6.5 meter near-infrared/mid-infrared telescope that is currently under construction. Instruments:

A 1 meter telescope serving as a pilot at the site (miniTAO) has been in operation since 2009. Instruments:


(telescope,reflector,infrared,ground,Chile,construction)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/University_of_Tokyo_Atacama_Observatory
http://www.ioa.s.u-tokyo.ac.jp/TAO/en/

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