In the array

These are just some of the 66 antennas that form ALMA. Each antenna measures 7 or 12 metres in diameter and weighs about 100 tonnes. There are two custom-built vehicles called the ALMA transporters, which can move the giant antennas and position them with millimetric precision. 

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I. Nakamura/ESO

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Release date:25 January 2019, 11:47
Duration:15 s
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Name:Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array
Type:Unspecified : Technology : Observatory : Facility
Category:ALMA

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