Photos of the Day: Last of 66 Antennas Arrives at ALMA

Thu, 10/03/2013 - 10:31am
European Southern Observatory

This picture shows the final antenna for the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) project, just before it was handed over to the ALMA Observatory. The 12-metre-diameter dish was manufactured by the European AEM Consortium and also marks the successful delivery of a total of 25 European antennas — the largest ESO contract so far.

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This picture shows the two final European antennas for the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) project shortly before acceptance and handover of the last of ALMA’s 66 antennas in September 2013.

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