Scale model (1:30) of a single telescope from the High Energy Stereoscopic System (HESS)

Made:
2009 (model); 2004 (original)

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HESS telescope model. View of whole object against dark grey background
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

HESS telescope model. View of whole object against black background
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

HESS telescope model. View of whole object against black background
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

HESS telescope model. View of whole object against dark grey background
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

HESS telescope model. Cropped detail for gallery use. Object against dark grey background
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Science Museum Group
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Scale model of single Cherenkov Telescope forming part of the H.E.S.S. (High Energy Stereoscopic System) array for investigation of cosmic gamma rays, 2000-2003. Made by AOF Maquettes in Rabastens, France, at the request of the Science Museum, 2009. (see note)

Details

Category:
Astronomy
Object Number:
2009-60
type:
model - representation
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication

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