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Sphinx Laboratory

The Sphinx Laboratory is part of the Sphinx building and belongs to the Sphinx AG Jungfraujoch, a subsidiary company of the Jungfraubahn Holding AG. It is at the free disposal of the Foundation. It has an astronomical dome, two large and two small laboratories, a workshop, two terraces for scientific experiments, and a weather observation station. The observation instrument in the astronomical dome is a 76 cm telescope with Cassegrain and Coudé focus, and is part of the solar spectrometer of the Institut d'Astrophysique et de Géophysique de l'Université de Liège, Belgium, and the LIDAR experiment run by the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland. Many long-term experiments are permanently installed in the Sphinx laboratories. Space for other projects and campaigns is available upon request.

Astronomical dome
Astronomical dome.

Experiments in one of the laboratories.

Weather station
The weather station.

Meteorological coupola
The meteorological cupola.

76cm telescope
The 76cm Cassegrain telescope.

Lidar beam to the atmosphere.

Solar spectrometer
Solar spectrometer.