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Baksan Neutrino Observatory

The Baksan Neutrino Observatory (BNO) is a neutrino observatory of INR RAS located in the Baksan gorge in the Caucasus. It started operations in 1977, becoming the first such observatory in the USSR.[1] It consists of the Baksan Underground Scintillation Telescope, located 300m below the surface [2], a gallium–germanium neutrino telescope 3,500m deep,[2] as well as a number of ground facilities.

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Photographs of the Baskan Observatory via englishrussia.com


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^ a b "Baksan Neutrino Observatory". Institute for Nuclear Research. Retrieved 2006-07-25.

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