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ESOcast 55: The ALMA Inauguration

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The ALMA inauguration ESOcast. Share the excitement of the inauguration ceremony and contemplate the breathtaking images from ALMA itself and views of its unique environment in the Atacama Desert. This event marks the completion of all the major systems of the giant telescope and the formal transition from a construction project to a fully fledged observatory. ALMA is a partnership between Europe, North America and East Asia in cooperation with the Republic of Chile.

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ALMA (ESO/NAOJ/NRAO).
Editing: Martin Kornmesser and Herbert Zodet.
Web and technical support: Mathias André and Raquel Yumi Shida.
Written by: Javier Perez Barbuzano and Herbert Zodet.
Narration: Sara Mendes da Costa.
Music: John Stanford (johnstanfordmusic.com).
Footage and photos: ALMA (ESO/NAOJ/NRAO)/NRAO/General Dynamics C4 Systems, ESO, Christoph Malin (christophmalin.com), L. Calçada, M. Kornmesser, the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope.
Directed by: Herbert Zodet.
Executive producer: Lars Lindberg Christensen.)

 

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About the Video

Id:eso1312b
Language:en-us
Release date:13 March 2013, 18:00
Related releases:eso1312
Related announcements:ann13027
Duration:06m 16s

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