Around the ALMA OSF

View of part of the ALMA base camp, near the Operations Support Facility (OSF), located at 2900 m altitude on the road to the Chajnantor plateau, home of the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA), the largest astronomical project in existence and the most powerful submillimetre-wavelength radio telescope in the world. In the background, the Salar de Atacama.

Credit:

ALMA (ESO/NAOJ/NRAO)/A. Caproni (ESO)

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Id:aca_3109
Type:Photographic
Release date:6 May 2010, 10:47
Size:4288 x 2848 px

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Name:Atacama Desert
Type:• Solar System : Planet : Feature : Surface
• X - ALMA

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