ALMA and artificial satellites (time-lapse)

Time-lapse video of the ALMA antennas performing observations during the Cycle 0 of Early Science Observations in 2011. A couple of artificial satellites can be seen in the beautiful starry sky over the Chajnator plain, the site of ALMA antennas. ALMA, the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array is the largest astronomical project in existence and is a truly global partnership between the scientific communities of East Asia, Europe and North America with Chile. ESO is the European partner in ALMA.


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About the Video

Release date:25 June 2012, 17:39
Duration:12 s
Frame rate:30 fps

About the Object

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

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