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.

Credit:

ESO/C. Malin

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Id:ann13016a
Language:en-us
Type:Photographic
Release date:1 March 2013, 15:00
Related announcements:ann13016
Size:4256 x 2832 px

About the Object

Name:Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array
Type:• Unspecified : Technology : Observatory : Telescope
• X - ALMA

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