The white penitents

These bizarre snow and ice formations, called "penitentes", form in high-altitude regions such as the Chajnantor plateau, close to where the ALMA array is located.

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ESO

About the Image

Id:the-white-penitents
Type:Photographic
Release date:26 March 2013, 12:06
Size:4368 x 2912 px

About the Object

Name:Atacama Desert
Type:Unspecified
Category:ALMA

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