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The Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) by night, under the Magellanic Clouds

Antennas of the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA), on the Chajnantor Plateau in the Chilean Andes. The Large and Small Magellanic Clouds, two companion galaxies to our own Milky Way galaxy, can be seen as bright smudges in the night sky, in the centre of the photograph.

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ESO/C. Malin

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Id:ann12092a
Type:Photographic
Release date:3 December 2012, 16:00
Related announcements:ann12092
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Name:Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array
Type:• Unspecified : Technology : Observatory : Telescope
• X - ALMA

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