The high energy stereoscopic system (HESS) project

Hofmann, Werner
June 2000
AIP Conference Proceedings;2000, Vol. 515 Issue 1, p500
Academic Journal
The paper summarizes the status of the HESS project as one of the next-generation instruments for VHE gamma-ray astronomy. In its first phase, a system of four large Cherenkov telescopes with about 100 m2 mirror area will be installed in the Khomas Highland of Namibia. A later expansion of the system to up 16 telescopes is foreseen. © 2000 American Institute of Physics.


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