Observing at APEX (Run #2)

Check out these 360 degree views of the APEX site on Chajnantor Plataeu!

I took the images during my second observing run at APEX using the Google Street View app for the iPhone. You basically have to stand on one spot and use the iPhone camera to photograph the entire 360 degree sphere. I couldn’t take many photos because the cold at high altitude really drained the battery fast, allowing for only three attempts. I was hoping to use them for public outreach events with Google Cardboard, but they didn’t turn out so great.

I also took a load of 360 photos on a recent trip to Punta Arenas and the Torres del Paine area. Click here to see all of my Google contributions, but my favourite is this one of the view of the towers in Torres del Paine:

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