J-PAS

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J-PAS
Alternative names Javalambre Physics of the accelerating universe Astronomical Survey Edit this at Wikidata
Location(s) Sierra de Javalambre, Spain Edit this at Wikidata
Coordinates 40°02′42″N 1°00′36″W / 40.045°N 1.01°W / 40.045; -1.01Coordinates: 40°02′42″N 1°00′36″W / 40.045°N 1.01°W / 40.045; -1.01 Edit this at Wikidata
Telescope style Optical telescope Edit this on Wikidata
Diameter 2.5 m (8 ft 2 in) Edit this at Wikidata
Angular resolution 0.5 arcsecond Edit this on Wikidata
Collecting area 5 m2 (54 sq ft) Edit this at Wikidata
Website www.j-pas.org Edit this at Wikidata
J-PAS is located in Spain
J-PAS
Location of J-PAS

J-PAS (Javalambre Physics of the accelerating universe Astronomical Survey) is an astronomical facility located in Pico del Buitre in Sierra de Javalambre, near Teruel, in Spain. It is constituted of two telescopes: a 2.5-metre primary mirror telescope (T250) and an 80-centimeter telescope (T80). The T250 will observe the sky in 56 colors with a large field 1.2 Giga-pixel camera, constituted by an array of 14 CCDs. J-PAS will observe more than 8000 square degrees (about 1/5 of the whole sky) during 5/6 years. J-PAS filters cover the entire visible region of the electromagnetic spectrum (3500 Å to 10000 Å).

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