Contact: Christine Pulliam
Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
Caption: The Very Energetic Radiation Imaging Telescope Array System (VERITAS) is a collection of four 12-meter Cherenkov telescopes used to detect astrophysical sources of very-high-energy gamma rays.
Credit: Steve Criswell, SAO
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