Wide-field submm imager for next generation telescopes
Latest news : Artemis installed on APEX (25 sept. 2013)
The Artemis camera has been successfully installed on APEX telescope during the summer 2013. The new camera has already delivered a spectacularly detailed view of the Cat’s Paw Nebula.
APEX telescope at 5100 m on Llano Chajnantor in Chile (Credit ESO).
An Infrared and Sub-millimetre Observatory
The Herschel telescope is a scientific space mission developed by the European Space Agency (ESA) dedicated to observing the Universe in the infrared and sub-millimetre ranges (wavelengths between 60 et 670 µm), a window of the electromagnetic spectrum that is still largely unexplored.