9 Antennas and 6 Vicuñas at ALMA AOS

View of the 5000-metre high Chajnantor plateau, taken looking toward the south. In the distance in front of the mountains, from left to right, the Array Operations Site (AOS) Technical Building is seen, together with the first 9 ALMA antennas. In the foreground, near the left edge of the picture, are six vicuñas, the camelids native to the high Andes.

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ALMA (ESO/NAOJ/NRAO)

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About the Image

Id:img_0920-cc
Type:Photographic
Release date:3 July 2011, 17:22
Size:3648 x 2736 px

About the Object

Name:Chajnantor
Type:• Unspecified : Technology : Observatory
• X - ALMA

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