Technicolour sunset over ALMA

This time-lapse video captures the sun setting in glorious technicolour over the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) which sits high on the Chajnantor plateau in the Chilean Andes. It is operated by the European Southern Observatory (ESO) together with its international partners. This state-of-the-art telescope comprises 66 high-precision antennas, spread over distances of up to 16 kilometres, which work together to study light from some of the coldest objects in the Universe.


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Release date:11 July 2016, 15:51
Duration:09 s
Frame rate:30 fps

About the Object

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

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