Chajnantor plateau, home of ALMA

The ALMA observatory is situated on the breathtaking Chajnantor Plateau in the Chilean Andes, at an altitude of around 5000 metres. Chajnantor is the highest major observatory site in the world, and the atmosphere above the plateau is the driest in the world, with the exception of Antarctica.

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ALMA (ESO/NAOJ/NRAO)

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Veröffentlichungsdatum:10. Januar 2018 11:16
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Über das Objekt

Name:Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array, Chajnantor
Typ:Unspecified : Technology : Observatory
Kategorie:ALMA

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