THE ATACAMA COSMOLOGY TELESCOPE (ACT) IS A CUSTOM-BUILT 6-M TELESCOPE IN CHILE DEDICATED TO MAPPING THE TEMPERATURE ANISOTROPY OF THE COSMIC MICROWAVE BACKGROUND RADIATION AT ARCMINUTE ANGULAR RESOLUTION. ACT HAS RECENTLY DETECTED A SAMPLE OF 23 GALAXY CL

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Description

The Atacama Cosmology Telescope (ACT) is a custom-built 6-m telescope in Chile dedicated to mapping the temperature anisotropy of the Cosmic Microwave Background radiation at arcminute angular resolution. ACT has recently detected a sample of 23 galaxy cl
StatusFinished
Effective start/end date6/2/116/1/13

Funding

  • National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)

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