TITLE

The high energy stereoscopic system (HESS) project

AUTHOR(S)
Hofmann, Werner
PUB. DATE
June 2000
SOURCE
AIP Conference Proceedings;2000, Vol. 515 Issue 1, p500
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
6028210

 

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