ALMA from Above Ground
This photo taken of the ALMA array by the "Wings of Science", shows the extent of this magnificent man-made shrine to knowledge.
ALMA is the largest ground-based astronomy project in existence, and is comprised of a giant array of 12-m submillimetre quality antennas, with baselines of several kilometres. An additional, compact array of 7-m and 12-m antennas complements the main array. The ALMA project is an international collaboration between Europe, East Asia and North America in cooperation with the Republic of Chile.
Clem & Adri Bacri-Normier (wingsforscience.com)/ESO
About the Image
|Release date:||5 April 2013, 14:45|
|Size:||5760 x 3840 px|
About the Object
|Name:||Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array|
|Type:||• Unspecified : Technology : Observatory : Telescope|
• X - ALMA