14 Antennas at the ALMA AOS

Fourteen 12-metre ALMA antennas are positioned near the centre of the array at 5000 metres altitude on the Chajnantor plateau. In the background, on the right is the 5600-metre-high Cerro Chajnantor, while on the left is Cerro Toco, whose peak is also above 5600 metres. On the left edge of the image, the 12-metre single-dish APEX telescope is also visible. The picture was taken looking toward the northeast, in May 2011.

Credit:

Credit: ALMA (ESO/NAOJ/NRAO), J. Guarda (ALMA)

About the Image

Id:alma-14-ants-aos-5
Type:Photographic
Release date:8 July 2011, 11:05
Size:5184 x 3456 px

About the Object

Name:Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array
Type:Unspecified : Technology : Observatory
Category:ALMA

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