India to operationalize world's second largest and Asia's largest gamma ray observatory

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    http://www.barc.gov.in/pg/nrl-harl/mace.html
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Major_Atmospheric_Cerenkov_Experiment_Telescope

    At 21m, I believe this the world's second-largest Gamma Ray Telescope, after the HESS Telescopes in Namibia (operated by a 13-nation collaboration), where the largest one (known as HESS-II) has a 28m mirror. The MACE is expected to begin operations sometime this year.
     
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